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Man sustains life-threatening injuries in crash early Saturday

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Posted at 10:25 AM, Jul 04, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-04 11:30:24-04

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — A 19-year-old man suffered a serious head injury in a crash near N 30th & Titus Ave early Saturday.

At 1:34 a.m., officers were dispatched to the area for a personal injury crash involving a single vehicle.

According to Omaha Police, a 2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer was southbound on N 30th approaching Titus Ave when the driver lost control.

The Trailblazer slid sideways into the northeast corner of 6720 N 30th St and struck a wooden pole.

Michael Parker, 19, was the lone occupant of the vehicle and had to be extricated by fire personnel.

Parker was transported to Nebraska Medicine with a serious head injury that is considered life-threatening.

Police say speed was a factor in the crash.