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Two Traffic Accidents on I-80 Kill 1, Injure 2

By Omaha Personal Injury Attorney on January 31, 2014

According to a report by Omaha.com, on the morning of January 20, two traffic accidents took place on Interstate 80. They involved three vehicles in total. One person was killed and two others were injured.

The first accident, which involved two vehicles, occurred around 6:05 a.m. on westbound I-80 between 36th and 42nd Streets. A 37-year-old man died in the crash and a 25-year-old woman received minor injuries. The woman was transported to the Nebraska Medical Center.

Police officials say that the woman drove her 2007 Honda Pilot into the back of the man’s 1996 Buick Regal, which was parked on a median west of 36th Street.

Alcohol did not play a part in this tragic collision. At the time of the report, the investigation was still undergoing.

The second accident occurred about 8:30 a.m. at the intersection of I-680 South and I-80 East and involved a single vehicle driven by a 24-year-old man.

Police officials say the young man was hauling a trailer full of construction equipment with his 2006 Nissan pickup truck. He failed to navigate a curve, causing the truck to lose stability and roll over. Both the truck and trailer left the roadway.

The man was transported to the Nebraska Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries.

After an auto accident, the victim and his or her loved ones may suffer greatly due to the emotional suffering and financial damages incurred in such an event. Without any assistance, they may take years to recover fully, if recovery even remains a viable possibility. In such cases, it’s best to consult with a dependable attorney and file an injury lawsuit.

If you or a loved one has suffered considerable damages in an auto accident, contact the compassionate Nebraska motor vehicle accident attorneys at Cullan & Cullan, LLC. We may be able to reach a settlement that’ll pay for your medical expenses, wages lost during recovery, pain and suffering, and more. To learn more about your rights and legal options, call us today at (402) 397-7600 for a free, comprehensive consultation.

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