Two wrecks bring South Loop to a complete halt Friday evening - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

8/27/10

Two wrecks bring South Loop to a complete halt Friday evening

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) – Two huge wrecks brought the South Loop to a screeching halt Friday evening.  The first was at about 7:13 PM on the Loop at the Indiana overpass.  Police say as many as six cars were involved and east bound traffic was completely blocked on the main lanes for a while.  Traffic was not completely back to normal until 8:30.  While there were injuries police believe none are life threatening.

Approximately 10 minutes after the first crash, an 18-wheeler and two cars were involved in a crash on the South Loop at Slide Road.  Police say two more vehicles were also involved for a total of five vehicles in the pileup.  Just like the first wreck, east bound traffic was tied up until about 8:30 PM, and also just like the first crash, there were injuries but none are considered life threatening.

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