Sarpy County Local News

Bicyclist hospitalized after failing to yield in Omaha collision

Omaha, Nebraska – An accident involving a bicycle took place in Omaha near Creighton University, leaving one man hospitalized with serious injuries. The incident occurred on Thursday afternoon at the intersection of 20th and Paul Street.

Upon arrival, Omaha Police and rescue teams found the injured bicyclist with a serious leg injury. He was swiftly transported to a nearby hospital for medical attention. The driver of the car involved in the crash informed the authorities that the bicyclist had failed to yield. Notably, while the car was not subjected to a stop sign at the intersection, the bicycle had one.

The accident prompted a temporary closure of the intersection to facilitate the police’s investigation into the matter. It has, however, been reopened to the public after the necessary assessments were completed. This incident serves as a reminder of the importance of adhering to traffic regulations for all road users.

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