Car Driven by 82-year-old Woman Collides with Motorcycle in Lubbock Results in Death of Rider

The Lubbock Police Department’s Major Crash Unit is investigating a Sunday afternoon Collision that turned fatal.

Officers were initially dispatched to a traffic crash with injuries at 12_06 pm on August 13, 2023, in the intersection of 19th Street and Frankford Avenue.

Through the initial course of the investigation, it appears 23-year-old Nickolas Wood was operating a motorcycle east in the 5800 block of 19th Street. A passenger car operated by 82-year-old Leilani Fillhard was westbound in the 5700 block of 19th Street, attempting to turn south onto Frankford Avenue. The motorcycle and passenger car collided in the intersection.

Fillhard was transported to Covenant Medical Center by private vehicle with minor injuries. Wood was transported to University Medical Center by EMS, where he was later pronounced deceased.

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