Man dies from injuries after being hit by SUV - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

1/18/10

Man dies from injuries after being hit by SUV

By Ben Lawson  - bio | email

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - A collision between a pedestrian and an SUV turns deadly. It's an update to a story we first brought you Sunday night on NewsChannel 11.  

We learned early Monday morning that the victim Jose Ursua, 47 died at University Medical Center following the accident.  Lubbock police investigators tell us that the SUV hit Ursua around 9:20 p.m. Sunday when Ursua crossed the street near 38th Street and Avenue Q.

The SUV was headed south on Avenue Q, and Ursua was headed west.  Authorities say he did not cross at the crosswalk located at 38th and Q, and they say Ursua was wearing dark clothing.

Police encourage everyone to use crosswalks to prevent an accident like this. "When you don't cross at a crosswalk, the lighting isn't as good obviously; motorists aren't looking for pedestrians in places where pedestrian traffic isn't common," Lubbock Police Sergeant J. Taveau said. 

Right now, there's now word on what, if any charges would be filed against the driver of the SUV.  We'll keep you updated on the latest developments.

©2010 KCBD NewsChannel 11. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

  • Local News on KCBD.comNewsMore>>

  • Hurricane Maria aims at Puerto Rico after slamming Dominica

    Hurricane Maria aims at Puerto Rico after slamming Dominica

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 12:12 AM EDT2017-09-19 04:12:30 GMT
    Wednesday, September 20 2017 3:49 PM EDT2017-09-20 19:49:59 GMT

    Hurricane Maria threatens Caribbean islands already wrecked by Hurricane Irma and holds the chance of a direct hit on Puerto Rico.

    Hurricane Maria threatens Caribbean islands already wrecked by Hurricane Irma and holds the chance of a direct hit on Puerto Rico.

  • Mexicans dig through collapsed buildings as quake kills 225

    Mexicans dig through collapsed buildings as quake kills 225

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 2:33 AM EDT2017-09-20 06:33:01 GMT
    Wednesday, September 20 2017 3:49 PM EDT2017-09-20 19:49:36 GMT

    The earthquake struck on the 32nd anniversary of a 1985 temblor that killed thousands and came just two hours after earthquake drills were held across Mexico to mark the date.

    The earthquake struck on the 32nd anniversary of a 1985 temblor that killed thousands and came just two hours after earthquake drills were held across Mexico to mark the date.

  • Maria destroys homes, triggers flooding in Puerto Rico

    Maria destroys homes, triggers flooding in Puerto Rico

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 3:55 AM EDT2017-09-20 07:55:20 GMT
    Wednesday, September 20 2017 3:47 PM EDT2017-09-20 19:47:40 GMT

    Hurricane Maria ties for the eighth strongest storm in Atlantic history, when measured by wind speed. 

    Hurricane Maria ties for the eighth strongest storm in Atlantic history, when measured by wind speed. 

Powered by Frankly