1 Injured in Lubbock, TX, Police Chase Accident on South Loop
Lubbock, TX -- January 11, 2017, at least one person was injured as the result of an accident where a police chase caused a multi-vehicle wreck.
Lubbock Police officials released a report concerning the accident which occurred around 5:30 p.m. along South Loop 289.
Authorities stated that officers attempted to pull over a driver of a suspected stolen vehicle. The driver of the vehicle fled officers, and a pursuit began. As the chase approached University Avenue. At some point, the chase passed several vehicles, and a collision occurred. At least five cars were involved in the accident, including Lubbock Police cruisers.
Reports indicate that at least one person involved in the accident was taken to a hospital. That person's condition was not specified, and reports say they were not the suspect or an officer. The suspect drove away from the accident scene, and police have yet to locate them.
Authorities continue to investigate the accident. No further details are available at this time.
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