Jan 12, 2021 4:15 PM

Ride-share driver, passenger killed in Omaha crash

Posted Jan 12, 2021 4:15 PM

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Police say a ride-share driver and his passenger were killed in a crash in northeast Omaha.

Police say in a news release that the crash happened at 24th and Lake streets shortly after 1 p.m.

Monday when a speeding SUV ran a red light and hit a car being used for a Z-Trip ride.

Investigators say the Z-Trip passenger, 60-year-old Laron Imani of Omaha, was unrestrained in the back seat and died at the scene.

Police say the Z-Trip driver, 49-year-old Terrell Lindsey of Omaha, was taken to a hospital and died shortly after arrival.

Police say the driver of the SUV, 43-year-old Chaz Booker, was hospitalized with a head injury but is expected to survive.

Officials say he will face charges in the fatal crash once he's released from the hospital.