LINCOLN, Neb. -- A Florida man has been arrested after a multi-vehicle crash in Lincoln that killed two people Saturday.
The crash involved eight vehicles that were all travelling westbound on I-80.
Authorities say that after an initial investigation, investigators believe that a semi driven by, 50-year-old, Yorkwind Crawford of North Miami Beach, Florida, rear-ended another vehicle that had been travelling east of the 27th Street interchange.
NSP says the vehicle that was hit was a Chevrolet Colorado pickup. A father and son were travelling together in the vehicle, and they were both killed in the crash.
The release says the victims have been identified as 41-year-old Mark Kaipust and 7-year-old Taylor Kaipust of La Vista.
Authorities say that five other people were transported to Bryan Health West Campus with non-life-threatening injuries.
NSP says that investigators believe that speed as well as not paying attention were the primary causes of the accident. Crawford has been arrested for two counts of motor vehicle homicide. He was held at Lancaster County Jail.
The accident remains under investigation.