Lincoln City Council Chair Cited For DUI Following Injury Crash

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Tammy Ward (Courtesy Photo)

LINCOLN–(KFOR June 23)–The chairperson of the Lincoln City Council has been cited and released for DUI and negligent driving, following a crash in west Lincoln late Tuesday evening.

According to a Lincoln Police incident report released to KFOR News early Wednesday afternoon, a car driven by 63-year-old Tammy Ward was involved in a injury crash in the 2000 block of Surfside Drive in the Capitol Beach area.  Ward’s vehicle was eastbound on Surfside Drive when it struck a parked vehicle, left the roadway and ultimately collided with a tree.

Ward was transported to a local hospital for injuries sustained in the crash.  During the investigation officers discovered evidence of alcohol use and a blood draw was subsequently conducted, results are pending.



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