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UPDATE: Pedestrian struck by vehicle, section of West O back open

LPD at the scene of a car vs. pedestrian crash near NW 20th & West O.
LPD at the scene of a car vs. pedestrian crash near NW 20th & West O.(Ryan Swanigan (KOLN))
Published: May. 10, 2022 at 10:47 PM CDT|Updated: May. 11, 2022 at 2:14 AM CDT
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LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) - The Lincoln Police Department says a pedestrian has life-threatening injuries after being hit by a vehicle Tuesday night.

The incident happened around 9:15 p.m. at NW 20th & West O Street. LPD said an eastbound vehicle hit the pedestrian, a 29-year-old woman, who was crossing West O at the time.

LPD said the woman was taken to the hospital by Lincoln Fire & Rescue and has life-threatening injuries.

According to police, witnesses said the vehicle was proceeding through the intersection with a green light.

Investigators said neither alcohol or drugs are suspected.

A stretch of West O was shut down for several hours. LPD said they’re continuing to investigate the crash.

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