OMAHA, NE – Authorities released new details about an accident that killed two people in Omaha Wednesday night, the Omaha World-Herald reported.
This is an update to a previous story.
The investigation revealed that 38-year-old Chinyere Nwuju of Omaha was driving a Dodge Nitro south on 90th Street after 9 p.m. when she failed to stop for a red light, and collided with a Dodge Ram pickup going east on Maple Street.
The pickup was split in half and two people inside were pronounced dead at the scene. They were identified as 58-year-old Roberto Gonzalez and 56-year-old Annette North, both of Omaha.
Nwuju crashed into another vehicle on 90th Street, a Jeep Renegade that was waiting to turn onto Maple Street, police said. The driver of that vehicle, 38-year-old Kimberly Edwards of Omaha, was not hurt.
Nwuju was hospitalized with serious facial injuries. Police say her driver’s license is suspended and charges are expected to be filed against her.
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