OMAHA, NE – Two drivers were rushed to the hospital following a car crash at an Omaha intersection Monday morning, police said.
According to an Omaha Police Department news release, officers responded to the scene at 111th Street and West Maple Road shortly before 10 a.m. Investigators determined that the driver of an eastbound Nissan Altima failed to yield while trying to turn onto Emmett Street and was hit by a westbound Jeep Cherokee. Omaha Fire Medics arrived and took both drivers to Bergan Mercy.
The driver of the Nissan, 41-year-old Narissa Scales, was being treated for a critical head injury that was regarded as life-threatening. The driver of the Jeep, Moises Morales, was being treated for a serious head injury. Police said Morales was restrained at the time of the crash while Scales was not.
Westbound West Maple Road was shut down for about two and a half hours after the crash.
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