Crash Friday Night in Central Lincoln Turns Deadly

LINCOLN–(KFOR Feb. 3)–A motorcycle and SUV collided early Friday night in central Lincoln, leaving the motorcyclist dead. Lincoln Police Captain Max Hubka told KFOR News, officers and rescue crews from Lincoln Fire and Rescue were called to the eastbound lanes of “O” Street near 52nd Street shortly after 7 pm on a two-vehicle crash with injuries.

When they arrived they found that a 20-year-old male had been riding a motorcycle eastbound on “O’ Street.  He collided with the passenger side of an east bound SUV just prior to reaching the intersection at 52nd street. The motorcyclist was ejected off of the motorcycle and came to rest on the southeast corner of the intersection where he had significant injuries.

LPD officers along with LFR at the scene attempted life saving measures but the victim later died at an area hospital. No citations have been issued and the investigation is ongoing.

If you happened to witness the crash, call Lincoln Police at 402-441-6000 or Crime Stoppers at 402-475-3600.