Nebraska Volleyball Member Affected by Hit and Run Accident Raises Concerns: “This Shouldn’t Be Happening”

Published 09/20/2023, 11:55 AM EDT

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Accidents today have become extremely common, and everybody in today’s time has become its victim. Even the celebrities are not spared. Recently, the outsider hitter of Nebraska volleyball Lindsay Krause was a victim of a hit-and-run car crash. It is a big time for Nebraska volleyball as they attained another big win against a ranked opponent. However, the spotlight was on Krause’s hit-and-run case.

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After the Huskers beat Kentucky down, the head coach John Cook spoke about Lindsay’s incident. This accident did not just affect her physically. Nebraska volleyball outside hitter Krause missed her game against Kentucky. She got hurt in a car crash last week when another car hit her and didn’t stop. The authorities were frustrated with this scene that took place in Lincoln. Let’s have a panoramic view of the entire accident that took place.

The hit-and-run case of volleyball player Lindsay Kraus

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According to the police report, Krause had a car accident on Wednesday around 2 p.m. in Lincoln. She was driving her 2020 Kia on O Street near 46th Street when another car rear-ended her. The Papillion native explained to the police that she drove into a nearby parking lot to share insurance details with the other driver. However, the driver who hit Krause didn’t stop and drove away from the scene.

According to the 8 abc news, the police officials of Lincoln informed that she pulled into a commercial lot, but the driver who hit her had left the scene. It was also informed that she pulled into a nearby parking lot to exchange insurance information with the other driver. However, the motorist who struck her fled the scene.

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Krause told the police that she couldn’t see the other driver’s license plate number. She got a minor arm or upper body injury but didn’t need to go to the hospital. The accident caused about $2,500 worth of damage to Krause’s SUV. The officials of the Huskers team couldn’t control their frustration after this incident in Lincoln.

Husker’s officials speaking about the hit-and-run incident 

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Although the Huskers had attained a win against Kentucky, they were upset about the fact that Krause couldn’t be a part of it. John Cook expressed his frustration in the aftermath of the win. He said that he is mostly driving on O street and after seeing the rash driving there; he has wanted to call 911 multiple times. The rash drivers keep on driving up and down the road for their entertainment.

He hopes that the mayor and officials of Lincoln pay heed to this concern. He added, “She was right by Chick -fil-A, and some dude came flying, smacked her and took off.” He further added, “This shouldn’t be happening in Lincoln.” Sgt. Chris Vollmer, who is a spokesman for LPD stated that he understood Cook’s frustration.

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The latest O Street traffic enforcement campaign’s results were also announced in the initial days of this month. He informed that there were more than 600 citations and arrests combined in the summer months. It is a concerning case, and keeping Lincoln in mind, it is not an accident-prone area, preventive measures should be taken to stop turning it into an accidental area.

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Nancy Singh

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Nancy Singh is a US sports writer for EssentiallySports. She is an avid sports enthusiast and comes with a staunch background in content writing and marketing. With her Bachelor’s degree in English, Nancy created a penchant for all things journalism and delved into the world of sports.
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