The crash occurred Thursday afternoon on Loop 289, between the 34th Street and 50th Street overpasses in the southbound lanes. According to Lubbock Police, no injuries have been reported at this time, but it is still an active scene.
Members of The Major Crash Investigation Unit are currently on scene at the intersection of 24th street and Slide Road. Police say one person was transported to University Medical Center via ambulance with serious injuries.
The City urges everyone to avoid this intersection if possible, and be prepared for significant delays. Please eliminate distractions while driving and plan for extra travel time. Work is scheduled to take one week, weather permitting.
The unit will start their investigations at the intersection of 30th Street and University Avenue. Vehicles traveling southbound on University Avenue will be diverted westbound onto 29th Street. The second location will in the 100 block of 66th Street. There will be no through traffic, eastbound or westbound, in the 100 block of 66th Street.
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A crash on West Loop 289 is causing emergency responders to shut down northbound traffic coming from 50th Street onto the Loop and traffic on the loop is being diverted off before the area of the crash.