A drunken driver caused a chain reaction involving five vehicles in downtown Lincoln

LINCOLN, Neb. (COLLEN) – The Lincoln Police Department has arrested a driver who they say crashed into a car that caused a chain reaction of a total of five vehicle crashes.

On Friday around 3:49 p.m., an officer near 11th and O streets said they saw a westbound car crash with a second vehicle stopped on O Street.

The collision involved a second vehicle hitting a third vehicle, a third vehicle hitting a fourth vehicle, and a fourth vehicle hitting a fifth vehicle, according to LPD.

Police say they attempted to make contact with the driver who caused the first crash, but the driver continued through the painted median and hit a sixth vehicle at the intersection of 10th and O streets.

LPD said the driver came to the station due to injuries.

The driver was 19-year-old Edgar Aguilar-Ramos. He was arrested and booked into jail for leaving the scene of an accident, DUI, minor in possession of alcohol, reckless driving and no operator’s license.

Aguilar-Ramos tested a blood alcohol level of 186 in jail, police said.

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