Marijuana-Fueled Nebraska Crash Kills Two & Injures 20 in Lincoln

By TCG Staff

Lincoln police disclosed this week that the driver of a speeding automobile which triggered a two-car crash that killed two persons and injured 20 on a sidewalk along O Street on Memorial Day tested positive for marijuana following the crash. He was not alcohol-impaired, according to Lincoln police.

This is just a preview of what Nebraska residents will likely experience if so-called “medical” marijuana becomes legalized in the Cornhusker State.

The injured bystanders (one in critical condition) were standing on the sidewalk watching a Memorial Day car show that paraded down O Street in Lincoln.

This is just a preview of what Nebraska residents will likely experience if so-called “medical” marijuana becomes legalized in the Cornhusker State. Nebraska already has problems with accidents caused by alcohol-impaired drivers.

According to a report last year from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety headlined “Crash Rates Jump in Wake of Marijuana, New Studies Show,” Colorado and other states saw an uptick in marijuana-caused vehicular accidents after marijuana was legalized in those jurisdictions.

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