LINCOLN, Neb. – Lincoln Police said Wednesday morning that the condition of a 16-year-old girl found unconscious in a creek has been upgraded, and there are no indications of foul play at this time.
The teen was taken to the hospital Saturday after being found unconscious in a Lincoln creek.
Captain Farber said she is now conscious and alert and no longer considered life-threatening.
Lincoln Police said two men were walking along a creek near 269 Irving Street, near Parkview Christian High School, around 4:50 p.m. Saturday when they spotted the teenager unconscious, laying on her back in the water.
Lincoln Fire and Rescue crews arrived and found the girl still breathing, but very cold, police said. One of the passerby’s was rendering aid on scene, according to authorities.
The female was originally transported to the hospital in critical condition.
LPD said the student was dressed for an event at the school. The Academic Calendar for Parkview Christian listed senior graduation on Saturday afternoon.
It is unknown how the victim ended up in the water, but Lincoln Police said they are investigating multiple scenarios and are pursuing all leads.