6 Children Injured in Two-Vehicle Crash on North University Avenue in North LubbockKiprop Vincent
Six Children Injured in North Lubbock Two-Vehicle Crash on North University Avenue
Lubbock, Texas (May 7, 2021) – Six children were injured Wednesday morning in a two-vehicle crash in North Lubbock, according to the DPS.
The crash happened around 7:50 a.m., May 5, on North University Avenue, south of FM 1729.
DPS said a pickup truck pulling a trailer was stopped on the side of the road when it started pulling back onto the roadway while it was being passed by an SUV.
The SUV ended up colliding with the trailer. The impact caused the SUV to lose control and rollover severally.
A 14-year-old boy who was crossing the street at the time of the crash was struck.
All five children in the SUV were taken to University Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries.
The 14-year-old boy was taken to University Medical Center with a broken leg.
It’s unclear if the drivers of both vehicles were injured in the crash.
The crash remains under investigation.
Common Causes of Automobile Accidents
While there are many causes of car accidents, the most common reasons of driver negligence include driver inattention; cell phone use; texting and driving; speeding; fatigue; failure to yield the right of way from a stop sign or private drive; running a red light; and driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs,” Attorney Joel A. Gordon said. Mr. Gordon believes that an independent investigation is important. An Attorney will help obtain the crash report, secure accident photos, interview witnesses, and create a claim.
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