UPDATE: 20-year-old has life-threatening injuries after crash

According to LPD, the man was transported to an area hospital in critical condition.
Published: Feb. 6, 2021 at 12:50 AM CST|Updated: Feb. 8, 2021 at 2:27 AM CST
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LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) - Lincoln Police and Lincoln Fire and Rescue were at the scene of a serious crash on O Street just before midnight Saturday.

The original call came in at 11:53 p.m. Friday night.

Lincoln Police report that a deputy with the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office was first to arrive at the scene and tend to a 20-year-old man inside a car. Paramedics arrived and eventually transported him to an area hospital in critical condition with life-threatening injuries.

The 20-year-old’s name has not been released, and the investigation into the crash is still ongoing. Police are saying that speed is a factor.

According to 10/11 Meteorologist Bill Rentschler, who was at the scene, a four-door car had crashed into a tree in the median and was partially wrapped around it. The crash occurred between Lyncrest Drive and 63rd Street, near the entrance of the Panera Bread.

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