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Driver charged with DWI after colliding with Lubbock fire engine

Craig Godfrey, 55
Craig Godfrey, 55(Lubbock County Detention Center)
Updated: Dec. 5, 2020 at 12:21 PM CST
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Provided by Lubbock Police Department

(LUBBOCK, TX) – The Major Crash Investigation Unit is investigating a crash that occurred around 4:15 a.m. December 5.

Craig Godfrey, 55, was driving an F-150 pickup in the 1600 block of Avenue Q when he struck an LFR fire engine. When officers arrived, Godfrey fled the scene in his vehicle and officers pursued.

Due to the dangers of the pursuit, officers initiated a low speed forcible stop near 4th Street and Inler Avenue. Godfrey sustained minor injuries and was arrested for a DWI, FTLI and evading in a motor vehicle.

The Major Crash investigation is ongoing.