Police Release Name After Deadly Crash on the Loop

loopCrash01  South Loop 289 at Indiana Avenue

Just before three a.m., Thursday, August 3rd, officers responded to an accident with injuries on South Loop 289 near Indiana Avenue.

A pickup truck with two people inside, was traveling westbound in the eastbound lanes of the Loop.

The pickup truck collided head on with a  car traveling eastbound.

The driver of the car, 18-year-old Jonathan Pesqueda, was taken by ambulance to University Medical Center where he was pronounced deceased.

The 26-year-old male pickup driver, and his 22-year-old passenger, were taken by ambulance to Covenant Medical Center.

The driver of that vehicle has serious injuries, while the passenger has moderate injuries.

Investigators are looking into whether alcohol was a factor in this crash.

This is an ongoing investigation by LPD’s Accident Investigation Unit.

(Press release from Lubbock Police)

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