Seizure Causes Wreck - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

5/24/03

Seizure Causes Wreck

A seizure behind the wheel caused a head on collision in northeast Lubbock around 1:00 p.m. on Saturday afternoon.

Lubbock Police say that Alberto Castro was eastbound on 4th St. near the I-27 overpass Saturday when he had a seizure and lost control of his truck. The truck slammed head-on into a car stopped at the intersection.

Castro and his children, five year-old Carlos and two year-old Alexia, were transported to University Medical Center. Castro and Carlos were treated a released, Alexia remains in serious condition.

The driver of the car had serious injuries, but he refused treatment. The accident is under investigation.

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