A morning accident in central Lubbock sent one person to the hospital. Police say 20-year-old Matthew Chapa was traveling north on Slide Road around 1:30 a.m. Tuesday morning. They say he lost control of his car, at 26th Street, and hit a metal pole. He continued driving and hit a wooden pole.
EMS took him to the hospital with moderate injuries. LP&L was called to the scene to fix the light poles.
About an hour later at the same intersection, 25-year-old Nicole Jauregui ran into a police car, as the officer was directing traffic after the first accident. There were no reports of injuries, but Jauregui was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated.
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