LPD: One dead in rollover crash early Saturday morning

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LUBBOCK, Texas — One person died and another suffered moderate injuries in a rollover crash in East Lubbock early Saturday morning, the Lubbock Police Department said.

LPD said a Pontiac Grand Am was driving northeast in the 3400 block of Parkway Drive when it left a curved section of the roadway and rolled over.

24-year-old Alex Pancardo Jr., who was driving the car, was transported to University Medical Center, where he died of his injuries, per LPD.

The car’s passenger, 26-year-old Jose Rubalcava Jr., was taken to UMC with moderate injuries, according to LPD.

LPD’s Major Crash Unit was investigating the crash.

Red the press release from the Lubbock Police Department below.

(LUBBOCK, TX) – The Lubbock Police Department’s Major Crash Unit is investigating a single-vehicle crash that occurred at 4:32 a.m. Dec. 11 in the 3400 block of Parkway Drive.

A Pontiac Grand Am was traveling northeast in the 3400 block of Parkway Drive. The Pontiac left the roadway at a location where the roadway curves, the driver lost control and the vehicle rolled.

The driver of the Pontiac, 24-year-old Alex Pancardo Jr., was transported by ambulance to University Medical Center with life-threatening-injuries. He was pronounced deceased at UMC. The passenger, 26-year-old Jose Rubalcava Jr., was transported by ambulance to UMC with moderate injuries.

The investigation is on-going.

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