Officer Injured in Car Accident near Interstate 27 in Lubbock, TX
Lubbock, TX — June 19, 2023, a police officer was injured in a car collision near Interstate 27 and 50th Street in Lubbock, TX.
Authorities indicate that on June 19, an accident occurred when a Lubbock Police Department vehicle and a pickup truck collided in Lubbock for unknown reasons. According to reports, the crash happened around 1:40 in the afternoon.
Investigators say the pickup truck attempted to pass a car when he struck the police officer. Sources say the patrol car was stopped in the northbound lanes of Interstate 27 with the emergency lights on when it was hit.
Officials confirmed that the police officer suffered moderate injuries and was taken to an area hospital for medical treatment. The pickup truck driver reportedly had minor injuries and declined medical attention.
No other injuries were reported.