DPS is investigating two alcohol related accidents. Troopers say, 42-year-old Alex Aldomino of Lubbock skidded and lost control of his Chevy truck, causing it to roll on I-27 near New Deal. EMS took both Aldomino and his passenger, 44-year-old Oscar Pena of New Deal to University Medical Center. Both are being treated for moderate injuries. Troopers found beer bottles in the truck and say alcohol was definitely a factor in the crash.
Troopers also found a truck in a ditch along county road 2800 and county road 2641 just after 6 a.m. on Friday morning. They say the driver, 27-year-old Chad Ray Harmon of Lubbock crashed the truck and then walked a mile for help. He is being treated for injuries at UMC. Troopers say alcohol was involved in this wreck as well.