One killed in collision at MLK and Slaton Highway - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

One killed in collision at MLK and Slaton Highway

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Emergency crews responded to a 2-vehicle accident that turned fatal in southeast Lubbock Thursday.

Police report that around 10:30 a.m., 78-year-old Alma Chambers was killed near the intersection of MLK and Slaton Hwy.

She was traveling west on Slaton Hwy and failed to yield the right-of-way when she turned left onto MLK.

Police say that's when she was hit by 32-year-old Tiffany Fletcher who was driving her Jeep through the intersection. Officials say the light was green going both ways.

Chambers was rushed to UMC where she later died. Fletcher was also taken to UMC but only suffered minor injuries.

Police are still investigating the accident.

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