October 9, 2015

SUV going wrong way on interstate kills motorcyclist

A motorcyclist was killed early this morning on I-480 near Dodge Street after being hit by an SUV going north in the southbound lanes. Law enforcement blocked off the interstate but the SUV detoured and crossed into Iowa using the Veterans Memorial Bridge.

The SUV was later located in a parking lot at Ameristar Casino in Council Bluffs. The driver, 24 year old Victor Perez of Omaha was arrested in Iowa for driving under the influence of alcohol but will face motor vehicle homicide and leaving the scene of an accident chargesĀ in Omaha.

The motorcyclist is identified as 42 year old Mickey Riesberg of Omaha.


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