An Omaha woman who died of her accident injuries Saturday afternoon was on her way to the hospital with the mother of a boy who was hit by a car less than 40 minutes earlier.
Police say 11-year-old Decontrey Brown ran out into traffic and was hit by a vehicle at Blondo Street and Davis Circle just after 12 p.m. He was taken to Creighton University Medical Center to be treated for a concussion and abrasions to his face.
Just before 1 p.m., an SUV heading eastbound on Decatur ran a stop sign at 50th Street and hit a northbound van. The SUV then hit a tree stump and overturned. A passenger in the SUV was taken to CUMC were she died.
The woman who died is 27-year-old Delaine Harris. Harris was Decontrey Brown's baby-sitter. She was not wearing a seat belt and was partially ejected from the SUV.
Harris had notified Decontrey's mother, 27-year-old Tamika Brown, who was at work, about the boy's accident. Tamika went to Blondo and Davis Circle to pick up Harris and other children in her SUV. They were on their way to Creighton University Medical Center to see Decontrey when they were involved in the collision at 50th and Decatur.
Tamika suffered minor head and leg injuries. The three children in the SUV were taken to CUMC to be treated for minor injuries. The driver of the van, 51-year-old Hassan Sahal of Omaha, suffered minor head injuries.
Around 12:15 p.m., a 5-year-old boy crossed the street at 64th and Maple to go after a ball. When he ran back across the street he was hit by a car. Isaiah Hascall suffered a broken leg, rib and clavicle. The driver was not cited.