A two-vehicle, head-on collision put three people in the hospital early Saturday.
Jeff Baulisch, 59, of Omaha was stopped at a red light southbound at the intersection of 132nd and Q Streets about 5:30 a.m. while the driver of a 2012 Nissan Altima headed north on 132nd Street at a high rate of speed, Omaha police said.
The driver of the Altima, 20-year-old Dylan McCormick of Omaha, ran the red light and crashed head-on into Baulisch’s 2016 Ford F-150, sending it backward about 100 feet, according to Omaha police.
Baulisch, McCormick and McCormick’s passenger, 20-year-old Katie Hochwender of Gretna, were transported to Creighton University Medical Center-Bergan Mercy. Hochwender was in critical condition. Baulisch suffered a vertebrae fracture and McCormick suffered minor injuries, police said.
According to the Omaha Police Department, officers believe alcohol use by McCormick was a contributing factor.
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