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One person life-flighted after Sunday morning crash

LSO says the woman has non-life-threatening injuries
Hickman Fire & Rescue, NSP, LSO and StarCare all at the scene of a crash along 54th Street,...
Hickman Fire & Rescue, NSP, LSO and StarCare all at the scene of a crash along 54th Street, Sunday morning.(Ryan Swanigan (KOLN))
Published: Feb. 28, 2021 at 8:26 AM CST
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LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) - One person is in the hospital this morning after a crash in southern Lancaster County.

It happened around 6:30 a.m. Sunday morning along 54th Street, in between Bennet Road and Quarry Ledge Road.

A 10/11 NOW reporter at the scene observed a vehicle in a small creek along the west side of 54th. Firefighters were working to get the person out and into an ambulance. That person was later loaded up into a medical helicopter and airlifted to a nearby hospital.

The Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office says the woman had to be extricated from her vehicle by firefighters. Her injuries are considered non-life-threatening.

LSO says the woman was northbound on 54th and lost control of her vehicle before crashing into the creek.

The Sheriff’s Office, the Nebraska State Patrol, Hickman Fire & Rescue, Southwest Fire & Rescue and StarCare all responded to the scene.

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