Driver seriously injured in multiple collisions on I-27 at Regis

Florence Police are investigating.
Florence Police are investigating.(Source: WMBF News)
Updated: Feb. 16, 2020 at 7:42 AM CST
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LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - The Lubbock Police Department has confirmed a multiple vehicle crash on I-27 near Regis Street early Sunday morning.

Major Crash Unit investigators with the Lubbock Police Department responded to a major crash in the 4400 block of Interstate 27.

Lubbock Police have said 21-year-old Valerie Carranco was traveling northbound on I-27 in a Toyota Corolla just before 3 a.m. Based on the initial investigation, Carranco went off the roadway and struck the guardrail. A driver of a passing vehicle stopped to check on Carranco and call 911.

While Carranco was gathering her belongings, a Ford F350 was traveling northbound in the right-hand lane of I-27 and struck Carranco and her vehicle. The impact of the collision forced Carranco’s vehicle to hit the vehicle that stopped to check on her.

Carranco was transported to UMC with serious injuries. No other injuries were reported and the investigation is ongoing.

KCBD will continue to monitor the incident and update the story as information is received.

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