Lubbock Police Investigate Two Overnight Accidents - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

7/5/2006

Lubbock Police Investigate Two Overnight Accidents

At least two people are hospitalized following a pair of overnight accidents in Lubbock.

Witnesses say a driver took a corner too fast, and drove straight up the guy wire of a telephone pole. It happened just after midnight, at 23rd and Avenue O. With the car obviously stuck, the driver then took off on foot. Police located the driver and a passenger later. Both were treated for minor injuries.

Minutes later, another accident in south Lubbock injured two people. Police say this time, a gold Pontiac was backing out of a driveway in the 1600 Block of 69th, when it was struck by a gray Hyundai. Witnesses say the Hyundai was driving without its headlights. Its driver was arrested for suspicion of drunk driving.

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