Lincoln Police Investigating Fatal Crash | S. 16 & ‘E’ Streets

Published on May 10, 2024

UPDATE: The driver of the Chevy Malibu, 59-year-old Lionel Brown of Lincoln, was cited and released for Misdemeanor Motor Vehicle Homicide-Unborn Child on Wednesday, May 22, 2024, while in custody at the Nebraska Department of Corrections Reception and Treatment Center.

The Lincoln Police Department (LPD) is investigating a fatal crash that resulted in the death of an unborn child.

On Friday, May 10, at 2:34 p.m., emergency personnel were dispatched to the intersection of South 16th and ‘E’ Streets on the report of a two-vehicle crash involving a 2017 Kia Optima and a 2021 Chevy Malibu. The Kia Optima had been southbound on 16th Street when it collided with the Chevy Malibu traveling westbound on ‘E’ Street through the intersection.

Medical personnel rendered aid to a pregnant female passenger in the Kia Optima who was transported to a local hospital. Emergency procedures continued at the hospital however the infant was pronounced deceased shortly after an emergency delivery. The identities of those involved are not being released at this time.

The investigation is ongoing. Those with information can call our non-emergency number at 402-441-6000 or if you would like to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 402-475-3600. 


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