Police chase ends shortly after crash in Downtown Lubbock

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1600 block, Main Street (Nexstar/Staff)

LUBBOCK, Texas — Emergency crews responded to a crash Thursday morning at about 10:30 at about the same time as a police chase that ended in the 1800 block of Broadway. Our photojournalist found two crash sites — the second in the 1600 block of Main Street.

“LPD officers are currently on scene at Avenue Q and Broadway following an officer involved pursuit that resulted in a crash with minor injuries,” LPD said.

“At 10:33 a.m. officers attempted a traffic stop in the 2000 block of I-27,” LPD said. “The vehicle fled from officers, traveled north onto 19th street, onto Avenue Q at which point the vehicle crashed into another vehicle at Broadway Avenue and Avenue Q.”

Police said two suspects were taken into custody shortly thereafter. This is a developing story. Please check back for updates.

The following is a news release from the Lubbock Police Department with updated information on the crash below:

(LUBBOCK, TX) –The Lubbock Police Department’s Major Crash Unit is investigating a Thursday morning collision that left one person with minor injuries.

At 10:33 a.m. on Thursday, September 2nd, an LPD officer attempted a traffic stop in the 2000 block of I-27. The vehicle fled southbound from the officer to 50th Street, through residential streets, before turning north onto Avenue Q. Shortly after, the vehicle crashed into a passenger car at Broadway and Avenue Q.

The two people inside the suspect vehicle, 19 year-old Armando Haddox and 22 year-old Lyla Herrera both fled on foot. Both Haddox and Herrera were taken into custody after a short foot pursuit.

The driver of the passenger car, 25 year-old Ariela Rodriguez, was transported to Covenant Hospital via ambulance with minor injuries.

Through the initial course of the investigation, it appears the vehicle Haddox and Herrera were in was stolen.

No officers were injured and the investigation is ongoing.

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