Crash alert: Speeding driver dies in multi-vehicle wreck in Omaha, police say
OMAHA, NE – Police are investigating a multi-vehicle collision in Omaha Friday evening that left one of the drivers dead.
According to the Omaha Police Department, officers responded to the scene at 42nd Street and Fontenelle Boulevard shortly before 8 p.m. Investigators determined that the driver of a Honda Civic was going east at a high rate of speed on Fontenelle Boulevard. When the Civic entered the intersection with 42nd Street, it collided with a Toyota RAV4 and a Chevy Monte Carlo.
The Toyota then struck a stopped westbound Buick Lacross, and the Honda and Toyota came to rest at the intersection’s northeast corner.
The driver of the Honda died later at Nebraska Medicine. He was identified as 43-year-old Joseph Cue of Omaha. Police said speed and alcohol are being considered as contributing factors in the accident.
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