LUBBOCK, Texas – Emergency crews were dispatched to the scene of a two-vehicle traffic crash in North Lubbock late Monday afternoon. Police later confirmed that one person died.

The crash was reported around 5:05 p.m. along the southbound lanes of Interstate 27, near Lubbock Industrial Park Boulevard.

The Lubbock Police Department told EverythingLubbock.com that a second person suffered moderate injuries.

Traffic was diverted early Monday evening off of Interstate 27 onto Regis Street.

Editorial Note: Police asked us to withhold an image of the crash for a time until the family of the crash victim was notified. We honored their request and temporarily removed the image. It has now been restored.