6 Injured in Lubbock, TX, Car Accident on 82nd Street
Lubbock, TX -- June 5, 2017, six people sustained injuries as the result of a two-vehicle accident that happened along 82nd Street.
Authorities from the Lubbock Police Department were called out to the accident scene at around 10:00 p.m. The crash happened at the intersection of 82nd Street and Avenue U.
Preliminary reports indicate that a Toyota Camry was traveling along eastbound 82nd as a Chevrolet pickup was traveling along westbound 82nd. Officials say that the Camry attempted to make a turn onto northbound Avenue U. This caused it to cross paths with the pickup and collide. The collision caused the pickup to crash into a pole and overturn.
As a result of the accident, one person from the Camry was ejected. That person, a 25-year-old woman, was critically injured and taken to University Medical Center. A 72-year-old, a 29-year-old, and an infant from the Camry were also taken to the hospital for treatment. Two people from the pickup, a 17-year-old boy and a 15-year-old girl, were taken to the hospital with moderate injuries.
At this time, no charges or citations have been reported. It's unclear who had the right of way at the time of the crash.
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