Motorist Facing Charges in Crash

More Video...

Authorities are investigating a traffic accident in southwest Sarpy County that put some young children in harm’s way Thursday.

It happened on Highway 370 near the Interstate-80 interchange.

The crash involved a car and two pickups. The driver of a Kia hit the back of one and careened into another.

Two children in the car were taken by witnesses to a nearby vehicle. The kids, ages 11-months and four-years-old, were restrained and uninjured. Their father was hurt but faces charges when released from the hospital.

Jeffrey Clark

Sarpy County Sheriff’s deputies say Jeffrey Clark of Lincoln is suspected of drunk driving. He'll also be booked for driving under suspension and child abuse for having kids in the car.

Authorities tell Fact Finders that Clark's Blood Alcohol Content was .21. He's also booked for 3rd offense DUI on top of the charges.

The children are now with their mom.

An occupant of one pickup also suffered an injury.

Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
WOWT NBC Omaha 3501 Farnam Street Omaha, NE 68131 (402) 346-6666
Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 247648861 -
Gray Television, Inc.