UPDATE: Five injured after pursuit ends in crash in south Omaha
OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - Five people were hurt Thursday evening in a crash just west of the South Omaha Veterans Memorial Bridge following a pursuit, according to Omaha Police officers at the scene.
The driver of a Cadillac and four people in a silver Murano were all injured at the crash at 13th Street and Missouri Avenue. The crash was reported around 5:30 p.m.
Police told 6 News their injuries were not life-threatening.
Police said Council Bluffs police were in pursuit of the driver of the Cadillac, but the pursuit ended at the Iowa-Nebraska state line. The driver continued on, driving through a red light at 13th Street and crashing into the southbound Murano.
Police later updated details saying two of the four people in the Murano were ejected. Three were transported to the hospital. The other person was taken to a hospital by a private vehicle. They range in age from 9 to 18.
Police identified the driver at fault as Raymondo Silva-Gomez, 23, of Bellevue. He was treated for a leg fracture and cited in Omaha for willful reckless driving, no valid registration, and no insurance.
No word on any possible charges in Council Bluffs.
Senior photographer Roger Hamer contributed to this story.
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