LPD: 1 dead, 1 injured in crash early Saturday morning

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LUBBOCK, Texas — One person died following a two-vehicle crash early Saturday morning in Central Lubbock, according to a social media post by the Lubbock Police Department.

The crash occurred on University Avenue at the Marsha Sharp Freeway.

LPD also said a second victim was transported to University Medical Center with moderate injuries.

The following is a news release from the Lubbock Police Department:

The Major Crash Investigation Unit is investigating a fatal crash that occurred at approximately 2:15 a.m. Jan. 16 in the 2400 block of the Marsha Sharp Freeway eastbound access road.

An SUV was traveling northbound in the 400 block of University Avenue and a passenger car was traveling eastbound in the 2500 block of Marsha Sharp Freeway along the eastbound access road. The two vehicles collided in the intersection of University Avenue and the access road.

The driver of the SUV was transported by EMS to University Medical Center with moderate injuries. The driver of the passenger car was pronounced deceased on scene.

The Major Crash investigation is ongoing.

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