Lubbock Police say a woman and a child were nearly killed Wednesday afternoon after they drove head on into an 18-wheeler. Most of the front end of the car was ripped to shreds. It happened at 58th and Avenue Q shortly after 3 p.m. Wednesday afternoon. The woman and boy were going north on Avenue Q when police say a semi-truck pulled out in front of them as it turned onto 58th Street.
EMS took both of them to UMC, where right now they are in critical condition. The driver of the semi was not injured.