(Lincoln, NE) -- Two women killed in a Sunday night crash in Lincoln are identified.
Lincoln Police say just after 10:45 Sunday night, a black Ford Taurus was westbound on O Street when it hit a white eastbound Toyota Corolla that was turning northbound onto 52nd Street. Investigators say after the initial impact, both vehicles left the roadway, on to the north sidewalk area of ‘O’ Street, hitting multiple people who had gathered to observe an event where vehicles traveled along ‘O’ Street over the Memorial Day weekend.
The driver of the Toyota Corolla, 20 year old Emily Siebenhor, and her passenger, 22 year old Edith Hermosillo, both died from their injuries and were pronounced dead.
The Lincoln Police Department is thanking witnesses and bystanders who were at the scene and quickly began rendering aid to those involved. "Their quick actions are certainly a reflection of the strong relationships throughout our community."
This is an ongoing investigation and LPD is asking anyone who witnessed this crash to come forward with any information they may have, including video or photographic evidence. Anyone with information is encouraged to call 402.441.6000 or Crime Stoppers at 402.475.3600.