Man arrested for intoxication assault after head-on collision - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

Man arrested for intoxication assault after head-on collision

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Riley Morris, 23 (Provided by Lubbock County Sheriff) Riley Morris, 23 (Provided by Lubbock County Sheriff)

A 23-year-old man was arrested for intoxication assault after a head-on collision on South Loop 289 Wednesday morning resulted in serious injuries.

Lubbock police say Riley Morris, 23, was traveling eastbound in the westbound lane of the South Loop when he approached the Indiana Avenue overpass the wrong way.  Rody Peterson, 29, was driving legally in the westbound lanes when the two cars collided head on as they met at the top of the overpass. 

Morris sustained minor injuries. Peterson sustained serious but non-life threatening injuries.  Both were transported to UMC. Morris was arrested for intoxication assault.

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