One Injured when Car Hits Tree off Interstate 27 in Lubbock, TX
Lubbock, TX — August 31, 2022, one person was seriously injured when a vehicle collided with a tree off Interstate 27 in north Lubbock.
Authorities have released few details so far, but say the accident occurred around 1:30 p.m. near I-27 and Yucca Lane. A passenger vehicle reportedly crashed into a tree in that for unknown reasons, causing serious injuries to one person.
The investigation is ongoing. No further information is currently available.
Commentary on Car Accident on I-27 in Lubbock
Folks tend to see a single-vehicle crash like this one and start asking some of the "greatest hits" about its cause: Were they speeding? Looking at their phone? Intoxicated? Asleep? Considering how commonly those factors are behind crashes like this it makes sense to look into them, but they're far from the only explanations and a thorough investigation will account for many other possibilities too.
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