Police identify teen seriously injured in crash

One person was hospitalized early Thursday morning after a crash near Mac Davis Lane and Ave. X.
One person was hospitalized early Thursday morning after a crash near Mac Davis Lane and Ave. X.(KCBD)
Published: Oct. 6, 2022 at 6:47 AM CDT|Updated: Oct. 6, 2022 at 10:41 AM CDT
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LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - The Lubbock Police Department’s Major Crash Unit is investigating a Wednesday night collision in Lubbock that sent a 19-year-old to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Officers were called to Avenue X and Mac Davis Lane at 12:38 a.m. on October 6, for reports of a single-vehicle collision with injuries.

Upon arrival, they located 19-year-old Benjamin Kitchens. He was transported to University Medical Center via EMS.

Through the initial course of the investigation, it appears Kitchens, who was traveling North on Avenue X, collided with the solid brick barrier in the roundabout.

No other injuries were reported and the investigation is ongoing.