LUBBOCK, Texas — An officer-involved crash Tuesday evening near 34th Street and Avenue Q sent two people to the hospital.
According to a video obtained by EverythingLubbock.com, the officer attempted to turn into a driveway when the motorcycle hit the side of the police Tahoe. The officer’s vehicle had its lights on because it was making a traffic stop.
The motorcycle was driven by David Greenwood, 45, and the passenger on the motorcycle was 44-year-old Tonia Flores.
According to police, both Greenwood and Flores were taken to University Medical Center with moderate injuries. The officer had minor injuries.
Read the full news release from the Lubbock Police Department below:
The Lubbock Police Department Major Crash Investigation Unit is investigating a crash between an LPD patrol vehicle and a motorcycle that occurred shortly before 5:30 p.m. April 20 in the 3500 block of Avenue Q.
A motorcycle, driven by 45-year-old David Greenwood, was traveling southbound in the 3500 block of Avenue Q when an LPD officer was traveling northbound and initiated a stop for a traffic violation. The vehicle being stopped turned west across Avenue Q into an alleyway, with the officer behind him making the same turn. When the officer was in the process of turning, the motorcycle struck the patrol vehicle.
Greenwood, and the passenger on the motorcycle, 44-year-old Tonia Flores, were transported by ambulance to University Medical Center with moderate injuries. The officer had minor injuries.
This investigation into this crash is ongoing.