LPD: One charged with intoxication manslaughter in fatal crash Friday night

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Update: Torres was released on bond late Saturday evening

Image of Joshua Torres from Lubbock Co. Detention Center

LUBBOCK, Texas (UPDATE) — EverythingLubbock.com learned on Sunday that Joshua Torres, the man arrested in connection to a fatal crash at 19th Street and Slide Road Friday night, was released on bond.

According to Lubbock County Detention Center Records, he was release at 9:52 p.m. Saturday after posting bail on bonds totaling around $36,000.

Jail records show Torres was charged with intoxication manslaughter with a vehicle, unlawful carrying of a weapon and operating a four wheel on a public road.

Original Story:
LUBBOCK, Texas (NEWS RELEASE) — The following is a press release from the Lubbock Police Department:

The Lubbock Police Department’s Major Crash Unit is investigating a Friday night collision that left a teenage boy dead and a 21-year-old behind bars.

Officers were called to 19th Street and Slide Road at 7:41 p.m. on Friday, May 28th for reports of a collision with injuries.

Upon arrival, officers found the 14-year-old male, 17-year-old Jackson Bradley, and 38-year-old Ashley Worrell. All three were transported to University Medical Center by ambulance where the 14-year-old was pronounced deceased. Bradley and Worrell both suffered moderate injuries.

Through the initial course of the investigation, it appears 21-year-old Joshua Torres was south bound on Slide Road when his vehicle collided into the vehicle driven by Worrell, which was in the westbound lanes attempting to turn south.

Torres was transported to Covenant Medical Center for minor injuries before being transported to the Lubbock County Detention Center where he was booked on charges of intoxication manslaughter.

The investigation is on-going.

(Press release from the Lubbock Police Department)

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