Woman Killed in Car Accident on Highway 30 in Lexington

Lexington, Nebraska (November 2, 2019) – A woman was killed Friday morning in a traffic collision in Lexington, according to the deputies.

The fatal crash took place around 7:33 a.m. November 1, in the area of Road 435 and Highway 30.

Deputies said an eastbound 2010 Peterbilt pulling a dump trailer was attempting to make a northbound turn when it was rear-ended by a 2005 Dodge Caravan.

The Caravan driver was trapped in her car, and the Jaws of Life were used to free her. She was rushed to Lexington Regional Hospital then transferred to CHI Health Good Samaritan in Kearney with severe injuries, where she later died.

The driver of the Peterbilt declined medical treatment.

The crash remains under investigation.

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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.

3.       Nothing in this blog is intended to be legal advice.

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