LUBBOCK, Texas — One person was killed after a Monday morning crash near 34th Street and West Loop 289, according to the Lubbock Police Department.
LPD said the call came in at 7:52 a.m. Two passenger cars were involved in a collision in the southbound lanes of West Loop 289. Both vehicles were on the shoulder when the driver of one of the vehicles, 19-year-old Corbin Thompson, exited his vehicle.
Kelcy Tekell, 32, stopped her vehicle and exited it to check on the people in the initial crash.
LPD said initial information indicated a pickup truck driven by 19-year-old Vance Worley was southbound on the entrance ramp for West Loop 289 when it veered right to avoid hitting another vehicle.
Worley struck one of the vehicles in the initial collision, which then struck Tekell and Thompson.
Police said Tekell was taken to University Medical Center with serious injuries and later pronounced deceased. Thompson was taken to UMC with moderate injuries.
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The Lubbock Police Department’s Major Crash Unit is investigating a Monday morning collision in West Lubbock that left a 32-year-old woman dead.
Lubbock Police were called to West Loop 289 and 34th Street at 7:52 a.m. on November 7th for reports of a collision with injuries.
Through the initial course of the investigation, it appears two passenger cars were involved in a collision in the 2900 block of West Loop 289, southbound lanes. Both vehicles were on the shoulder when the driver of one of the vehicles, 19 year-old Corbin Thompson, exited his vehicle. At this time, 32-year-old Kelcy Tekell, who had stopped her vehicle to check on the individuals in the initial collision, exited her vehicle.
Initial information indicates at that time, a pick-up truck, driven by 19-year-old Vance Worley, was traveling south on the entrance ramp in the 2900 block of West Loop 289, when it veered right to avoid colliding with another vehicle, striking one of the initial cars involved, which in turn struck both Thompson and Tekell.
Thompson was transported to University Medical Center by EMS with moderate injuries, while Tekell was transported to UMC by EMS with serious injuries, where she was later pronounced deceased.
The investigation is ongoing.