Collision Claims Life of Texas Tech University Student in Lubbock

Collision Claims Life of Texas Tech University Student in Lubbock
Justin Turner (from his facebook page)

The Lubbock Police Department’s Major Crash Unit is currently conducting an investigation into a collision that occurred on Saturday evening, September 23, 2023, resulting in one person sustaining serious injuries.

At approximately 10:12 pm, officers were dispatched to the scene of a traffic crash with injuries at the intersection of the eastbound access road of Marsha Sharp Freeway and University Avenue. Preliminary findings from the investigation indicate that 21-year-old Justin Turner was positioned on the east side of the 400 block of University Avenue at the time of the incident.

Meanwhile, 20-year-old Raven Barrow was driving a passenger car northbound in the same 400 block of University Avenue. Turner attempted to cross University Avenue in a westward direction when he was struck by Barrow’s vehicle.

Emergency Medical Services (EMS) arrived at the scene and transported Turner to University Medical Center with life-threatening injuries. Unfortunately, it has been confirmed by the Lubbock Police Department that Turner succumbed to his injuries around 2:00 a.m. on September 27, 2023.

Justin Turner was identified as a student at Texas Tech University.