Pedestrian Critically Injured in Crash near 98th and Maple Streets in Omaha

Omaha, Nebraska (September 26, 2019) – A woman in her 20s was critically injured in a pedestrian accident Thursday morning in Omaha, a local news source reported.

The accident was reported around 6:30 a.m. near the intersection of 98th and Maple streets.

Police said the woman was crossing the intersection mid-block, outside a crosswalk, when she was hit by a westbound car.

The woman was taken to a local hospital in critical condition.

No further details were provided.

An investigation is underway.

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The information for this article was obtained from public media and is informational purposes. We understand this is a difficult time for the family of those affected by a tragic accident, and we offer our sincere condolences. While the idea of hiring a law firm may not feel appropriate at this time, as a public service, we like to advise family the following:

1.       In most cases, it is very important to immediately begin securing evidence, including by not limited to photos of skid marks, photos of property damage, witness statements, the actual vehicle or other property involved in the incident, and other critical evidence before it disappears or is altered. 

2.       In Nebraska, it is illegal for anyone to contact the family by telephone or in-person to convince the family to hire a law firm or attorney unless the family contacted the law firm or attorney first.

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