Injuries Reported in Lubbock Auto Accident on 5400 Interstate 27
LUBBOCK, TX (June 22, 2023) – Monday afternoon, a startling 2-vehicle crash on 5400 Interstate 27 injured an LPD officer.
The incident happened at about 1:40 p.m. in the northbound lanes of the 5400 block of Interstate 27.
According to reports, the officer stopped to remove a mattress from the road. As he stopped, a northbound pickup truck tried to pass another vehicle. However, the pickup truck hit the officer’s patrol vehicle in the process.
As a result, the officer sustained moderate injuries and responders took him to Covenant Medical Center for treatment.
Meanwhile, the pickup truck driver sustained minor injuries and refused hospitalization.
Also, the authorities haven’t made any arrests.
At this time, the circumstances that led to the crash remained unclear. Once additional details become available, the public will be notified.
Due to the limited information available, the authorities continued to investigate the crash.
Why Road Accidents are More Prominent in Texas
Statewide traffic crash rates in Texas are a serious matter.
In fact, the Texas Department of Transportation reports a road accident every 57 seconds. Also, more crashes on Texas roadways happen on Sundays than on any other day of the week.
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