Major Crash Unit Investigating Saturday Afternoon Collision in West Lubbock

The Lubbock Police Department’s Major Crash Unit is investigating a Saturday afternoon collision in West Lubbock that sent a 28-year-old man to the hospital.

Officers were called to 29th Drive and Slide Road at 2:13 pm on August 19, 2023, following reports of a collision with injuries involving a vehicle and a sign. Upon arrival, officers located Timothy Johnston. He was transported to University Medical Center via ambulance with serious injuries.

Through the initial course of the investigation, it appears Johnston was traveling South in the 2800 block of Slide Rd., when the vehicle he was driving lost control and slid across the roadway before striking a curb and then a sign in a gas station parking lot.

The investigation is ongoing.

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