5 transported to UMC after vehicle crashes into 18-wheeler

Police respond to overnight murder, crash

LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - Five people were seriously injured after a vehicle they were in crashed into the back of an 18-wheeler on Wednesday night.

The crash was reported Wednesday night, before midnight, on the westbound access road of the Marsha Sharp Freeway, close to Interstate 27.

According to a report from Lubbock Police, an Infiniti G35 was traveling westbound in the 200 block of the Marsha Sharp Freeway Access Road, and a truck tractor with a trailer attached was disabled on the side of the access road facing west.

Police say the driver of the tractor trailer was outside of the vehicle when the Infiniti collided into the back of the trailer.

The driver of the Infiniti and four passengers were transported to UMC. One passenger suffered serious injuries.

The area has since been cleared. But multiple first-responders were working well into the morning hours, responding to this crash.

PD says a major crash investigation is ongoing.

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