Blow out causes nursing home van rollover accident - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

Blow out causes nursing home van rollover accident

Authorities say a tire blowout is to blame for a nursing home van accident near New Deal this morning.

The van was headed south on I-27 when authorities say the blowout caused the driver to lose control and roll the van.

A wheelchair-bound patient was trapped for a time, but rescuers were able to safely remove that person from the wreck. The patient and driver were taken to University medical Center for treatment.

Their names have not been released.

Copyright 2011 KCBD NewsChannel 11. All rights reserved.

Powered by Frankly