Driver in custody after crashing vehicle into apartment complex

Driver in custody after crashing vehicle into apartment complex
Jerry Traylor, Jr., 22 (Source: Lubbock County Detention Center)
Jerry Traylor, Jr., 22 (Source: Lubbock County Detention Center)

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - Police have arrested a driver after a vehicle took down a utility pole and crashed into an apartment complex on 66th Street between Temple and Avenue T on Wednesday afternoon.

People in the apartment suffered moderate injuries.

The call came in at 2:44 p.m. Wednesday.

Police tell us the driver, 22-year-old Jerry Traylor, fled but was caught by officers when he ran into a sticker bush in bare feet in the 1600 block of 69th Street.

He was taken into custody on an unrelated outstanding warrant.

We'll continue to update this story as we learn more.

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