Posted on

UPDATE: Jacob Blum Killed in Suspected Drunk Driving Accident in Omaha, Nebraska

OMAHA, NE — Jacob Blum died after a single-car accident that happened in the Elkhorn area of Omaha, Nebraska on Wednesday, December 17th, 2014. The news article from The Omaha Star said that the accident happened around 1:45 Wednesday morning.

21-year-old Jacob Blum died when the car he was a passenger in crashed near the intersection of Skyline Drive and Leavenworth Street. Police believe the vehicle drove off the pavement in a curve before it hit a nearby utility pole and rolled over.

Blum sustained massive injuries in the accident and was taken by EMS to Nebraska Medical Center where he succumbed to his injuries a short time after his arrival.

Nebraska State Police are currently investigating the crash.

Scene of the Accident


In the years I’ve been researching and handling drunk driving accidents like this one, I’ve found that the vast majority of them contain a common thread. The overwhelming majority of drivers in drunk driving accidents have just come from a bar or other licensed liquor seller/server. Many states have got with the program and started holding bars accountable for when they serve a customer too much to drink before they cause an accident. States that don’t currently have any liquor liability laws to speak of need to get with the program, and accidents like this one only serve to underscore the need.

— Grossman Law Offices

Recent Comments to the Blog

Jason is back to work and is now playing Sled Hockey and wheelchair rugby!! Jason is the strongest and most amazing man! He may nly have 1/2 a leg, but that is ALL he is lacking!! Thanks to prayer and GOD and awsome first responders and Baylor doctors. Jason's wife, Sheila
— Sheila
I'm a former employee. I had brought up this exact scenario and suggested a maintenance procedure that would eliminate the possibility of this type injury. Obviously my warning went unheeded.
— Tophat
I was actually a couple cars back from this wreck, one of the first on the scene, and helped administer CPR on the victims. The truck driver was going way too fast, but it was actually his trailer that swung around and hit the suv, the semi-truck ended in the median.
— Leif Burton
I am Anthony Siffords daughter. im 13 and i miss my dad i just wanted everyone to know that he is in a better place now and i would to thank everyone for the support. i miss my dad but it was amazing to see how many people had been toughed by my dad god bless thanks for everything...
— Hannah Sifford
I am Rodney Palmer's sister-inlaw. I am amazed and grateful for all the heartfelt wishes and support for our family... It is difficult indeed to put our thoughts into words, but we very much appreciate your kind and helpful words at a time when these things mean so much. Losing someone as special as Rodney has been tough, but knowing the he has touched so many people's lives keeps my sister's strengthens our family.
— Maureen
A lot of people say smack about lawyers, but I want to say that I'm glad there is a way that people who are wronged by corporate neglect can get justice and force change. We are living in a world where corporations and govt care less than ever about common people, and I support your work. I hope I will never need your services.
— Martin Onasis
Tony was the step Grant father and it's been hard for the whole family but we know he is in a better place now. It's nice to know that people are rasing awareness with my grandfathers story. Thanks, family and friends of Tony Wray.
— Mercedes Stanley
Thank you for posting these accident articles on your site. At the company that I work for, e deal with monitoring construction activity and work around trenches and all sorts of construction equipment/vehicles. I sometimes wonder if construction companies have enough safety training to inform employees of how to protect themselves while on the job.
— Erik Hofmann
I'd like to thank you for giving my cousin's death some type of recognition and letting our family know he is not a lost cause. Thank you <3
— Victoria

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.