LUBBOCK, Texas — No injuries were reported following a three-vehicle crash involving a Texas Department of Public Safety trooper on Interstate 27 Saturday afternoon in Central Lubbock.
According to a news release from the DPS, the trooper was attempting to make a traffic stop on a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed northbound on the interstate.
The trooper was traveling with his emergency lights and siren in the left bound lane when he entered a construction zone.
Construction restricted and shut down the lane of traffic in which the trooper was traveling, DPS said.
The trooper then collided with a concrete barrier and then stuck an adjacent pickup truck.
The driver of the pickup truck lost control of the vehicle and then collided with a passenger car that shoulder of the interstate.
The crash occurred during the 3:00 hour.