Pedestrian Injured In Midtown Crash

By: WOWT Email
By: WOWT Email

A pedestrian was seriously hurt after being hit by a car in midtown Omaha Tuesday evening.

Just before 5 p.m., a 2012 Ford Escape was traveling west near 31st & Leavenworth when the car hit someone walking in the crosswalk. The driver told police he had a green light, but a witness states the driver had a red light.

The driver has been identified as 24-year-old Ryan Shaneyfelt of Elkhorn. The pedestrian has been identified as 39-year-old Angela Griffin of Omaha. Griffin is recovering from a non-life threatening injury to the forehead at the Nebraska Medical Center.

At this point, no charges have been filed in this case.


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