Two motorists suffered serious injuries Friday in separate accidents in Omaha, police said.
The first crash, at 1:10 a.m., involved two vehicles at 72nd Street and Western Avenue.
Police said a 2012 Chevrolet Malibu was northbound on 72nd Street when it collided with a passing 2000 Pontiac Firebird traveling at a high rate of speed.
Both vehicles hit a brick retaining wall on 72nd Street.
The Pontiac driver, Christopher K. Recinos, 18, of Omaha was taken to Creighton University Medical Center with serious injuries. Recinos was treated for a head laceration, police said.
Recinos was ticketed on suspicion of driving under the influence, willful reckless driving and minor in possession.
The Malibu driver, Thomas D. Hodges Sr., 46, of Omaha was not hurt.
About 2:40 a.m., a one-vehicle crash occurred at Northwest Radial and Grant Street.
Police said a 2005 Dodge Neon was southbound on Northwest Radial when the driver lost control, slid from east to west, left the road and struck a metal utility light pole.
The driver, Adam J. Gehringer, 24, of Papillion was taken to Creighton with serious injuries. He was treated for head injuries, police said.
Editor's note: An earlier version of this report incorrectly stated Hodges' age.