Crash closes northwest Omaha intersection for the day

A crash at a northwest Omaha intersection took out traffic signals and caused the intersection to be closed for most of Thursday.
Published: Jun. 8, 2023 at 11:53 AM CDT
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OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - A crash in northwest Omaha caused enough damage to the traffic signal there that the intersection was expected to remain closed Thursday while crews make repairs.

Omaha Public Works said the intersection at 132nd and Fort streets was closed at 9 a.m. following a vehicle accident that occurred there around 5:20 a.m.

The repairs were expected to take the whole day.

The crash knocked a power pole down, pulling powerlines and traffic signals down with it. No serious injuries were reported.