LPD: Alcohol may be a factor in Saturday morning accident - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

LPD: Alcohol may be a factor in Saturday morning accident

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) -

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - Lubbock police continue to investigate an early morning accident that happened near 38th & Joliet. Police say Jonathan Lorato, 28, was driving a Mercury Sable when he lost control. 

Accident investigators were called to the scene because Lorato's injuries were considered life threatening. He remains in critical condition at University Medical Center.

Police suspect alcohol may be a contributing factor in the accident. They say Lorato jumped the curve, continued driving on the sidewalk and eventually hit at least three trees.

Lorato was the only person involved in the accident.

The investigation continues.

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