UPDATE: 5 PM
One is dead another is injured following a crash Friday morning along Dodge St.
On Friday afternoon police identified the deceased driver as James Yungbluth, 63, of Waterloo.
Charges are pending against the other driver who is identified as John Caillau, 28, of Omaha.
According to Omaha Police, a car and an SUV were driving side by side at a high speed when they bumped into each other.
The car spun and hit an ORBT bus stop and the SUV hit the median and rolled into the westbound lanes.
One person was pronounced dead at the scene and another was taken to the hospital and treated for his injuries. He is being booked for motor vehicle homicide.
Police said alcohol may have been a factor in the crash.
A portion of Dodge St. is closed Friday morning after a fatal crash.
Dodge St closed both East&West due to crash between 87&93. Use Blondo and Pacific to get around. It will be closed for several hours— Sgt.Jason Menning (@OPDSgtMenning) July 9, 2021
See more from 3 News Now meteorologist and traffic reporter Caitlin Connell below.
Breaking: The car crash along Dodge St. has been confirmed to be a fatal car crash.— Caitlin Connell (@CaitlinCOnTV) July 9, 2021
🚨Car crash & road closure along Dodge St.🚨— Caitlin Connell (@CaitlinCOnTV) July 9, 2021
The road is closed both ways in between 90th St. and 84th St. Plan your commutes accordingly. pic.twitter.com/7c1t1cYz4M