Friday night motorcycle crash sends two to the hospital

Friday night motorcycle crash sends two to the hospital

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(LUBBOCK, TX) – Lubbock Police Department Officers are investigating a Friday night crash on 82nd Street near Avenue P that sent two men to the hospital with injuries.

On July 6th, just before 11:00 p.m., officers responded to a crash involving a motorcycle and a Chevrolet Camaro in the 1500 block of 82nd Street. The motorcycle driver, a 29-year-old male, was taken by ambulance to University Medical Center with serious injuries. The driver of the Camaro, a 40-year-old male, was also taken to UMC with moderate injuries. The two men were the sole occupants of their vehicles.

Due to the seriousness of the injuries, officers with the LPD Accident Investigation Unit were called to scene. Through the initial investigation, it appears the Camaro was traveling westbound in the right lane of 82nd Street and the motorcycle was traveling westbound in the center lane of 82nd Street when the collision occurred.

Right now investigators are working to determine what caused the collision between the two vehicles.

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