Vehicle crashes into pole after police pursuit canceled, driver arrested
LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - Lubbock Police closed the westbound lanes of 34th Street near Canton, and the southbound lanes of Elgin Ave. Monday morning because of a crash.
The crash happened just before 10 a.m. One vehicle was involved and crashed into a signal pole.
The Lubbock Police Desk officers say it began as a pursuit with police. The pursuit started in the 2400 block of the Clovis Highway.
The pursuit was canceled at 19th Street and Avenue Q. Three minutes later, the suspect vehicle crashed on 34th Street.
LPD says 42 year-old Aurelio Deleon was transported to Covenant Medical Center with moderate injuries. He will be booked into the Lubbock County Detention Center on charges of evading arrest.
The investigators with the Major Crash Investigation Unit were on the scene until just before 11:30 a.m. All of the roadways have been reopened.
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