MADD Benefit Concert Saturday - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

5/8/04

MADD Benefit Concert Saturday

Mothers Against Drunk Driving, or MADD, is holding a benefit concert for a local victim of an alcohol-related accident.

The accident occured March 13th on West Loop 289 near 4th St. 15 year-old Lara Pederson was one of four girls injured when their vehicle was hit head-on by a vehicle that had crossed the median.

19 year-old Rebecca Blair was killed in the accident. The driver of the second car, 22 year-old Bernabe Mendoza, was charged with intoxication assault.

The concert features music from "Shepard Blind." It begins Saturday night at 7:00 p.m. in the Hutchinson Junior High auditorium located at 3201 Canton. The admission fee is $5. Proceeds will benefit Lara's medical fund.

In addition, donations are being accepted at any Bank of America location.

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