Arrest made in Sunday morning hit and run crash

Arrest made in Sunday morning hit and run crash
Richard Andrew Garcia taken into custody following Sunday morning incident along 94th and University. (Jason Norton/KCBD)

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - A Tahoka man is in the Lubbock County Detention Center, charged with Intoxication Assault and failing to stop and render aid after a head-on crash Sunday morning.

The accident happened just after 6 a.m. Sunday at 94th and University in Lubbock.

Police say a truck driven by 30-year-old Richard Andrew Garcia collided with a car in the intersection.

A car involved in a wreck along 94th Street at University Ave. early Sunday morning (Jason Norton/KCBD)
A car involved in a wreck along 94th Street at University Ave. early Sunday morning (Jason Norton/KCBD)

Garcia fled the scene in the truck before attempting to run away on foot. He was arrested a short time later.

The driver of the car was taken to the hospital with serious injuries.

The crash remains under investigation.

Richard Andrew Garcia (Lubbock County Detention Center)
Richard Andrew Garcia (Lubbock County Detention Center)

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