LUBBOCK, Texas– One person was killed in a three-vehicle crash at 82nd Street and Slide Road Friday morning, according to the Lubbock Police Department.
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LPD said the Major Crash Investigation Unit responded to the wreck, which was reported just after 6:30 a.m.
Police told EverythingLubbock.com that one person was killed in the crash.
All southbound lanes of Slide Road were closed at 82nd Street. Lubbock Police encouraged drivers to avoid the area.
Authorities said more information would be shared as it becomes available.
The following is a news release from the Lubbock Police Department.
The Lubbock Police Department Major Crash Unit is investigating a fatal crash that occurred at 6:37 a.m. Dec. 10 in the 8200 block of Slide Road.
A Ford Fusion was traveling northbound in the 8200 block of Slide Road, while a Ford Expedition was traveling southbound in the same block. The Fusion crossed into the oncoming lanes of traffic, colliding with the Expedition in the southbound lanes. A Ford F-250 was also traveling southbound and struck the Fusion.
The driver of the Fusion was pronounced deceased on scene. The driver of the Expedition was transported by ambulance to University Medical Center with minor injuries. The driver of the F-250 was not injured.
The investigation into this crash is ongoing.