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Lubbock— Worker Struck by Car on Inler Ave

Posted on Wednesday, March 20th, 2019 at 2:45 am    

A construction worker was rushed to a hospital after being hit by a vehicle on Inler Avenue, Monday morning.

At around 7:45 a.m., Lubbock responding officers arrived at 19th and Inler Avenue after receiving a call reporting a crash. Details surrounding the incident remain unclear at this time but police confirmed that the pedestrian was struck by a pickup truck. The impact of the collision left the worker with moderate injuries. He was then transported to a local hospital for further care. His identification has not been released by authorities.

The driver of the pickup truck was not identified at this time. It is not indicated if he is going to be charged.

Anyone with information about the case is encouraged to get in touch with the Lubbock Police Department.

The crash is under investigation.

Texas is among the states in the US that have the most car accidents which involved injuries and fatalities every year. Some of the common factors contributing to the rising cases of collisions in the area include the worsening traffic situation, weather conditions, and poor driving habits.

Bad driving habits are the greatest cause of a fatal crash. It can be lethal to the person behind the wheel, as well as the drivers on the road. Drivers who do not use their signal to change lanes or those who do not secure their blind spots before shifting direction are more likely to be involved in an accident. Some of the most dangerous driving habits include speeding, unsafe lane change, tailgating, and driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. If you or someone you love has been a victim of a car accident with a negligent driver, you have a right to fair compensation for the trauma you experienced and the injuries you have suffered.

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