2 injured in 5-car crash at 19th & Milwaukee

2 injured in 5-car crash at 19th & Milwaukee
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LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - Two people were injured in a five-car crash at 19th and Milwaukee on Monday afternoon.

Police were called to this wreck in the 6500 block of 19th Street around 5 p.m.

Police tell us the driver of a van was traveling eastbound on 19th and attempted to change lanes to the right as he approached traffic stopped at a red light.

The van sideswiped a suburban and struck a semi-truck and a Nissan Pathfinder that were all stopped at the light. The Nissan then struck a Honda Civic that was also stopped at the light.

The driver of the van was taken to UMC with moderate injuries. The driver of the suburban was also taken to UMC with minor injuries.

The driver of the van was cited for failure to control speed and an unsafe lane change.

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