1 killed in overnight crash near I-27 and North Loop

Published: Sep. 14, 2023 at 6:33 AM CDT|Updated: Sep. 14, 2023 at 2:24 PM CDT
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LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - One person was killed and another seriously injured in a crash early Thursday morning in North Lubbock.

Just before 3 a.m., officers were called to a single-vehicle crash near I-27 and North Loop 289. Upon arrival, officers found 36-year-old Fernando Gonzalez-Gonzalez dead at the scene. 46-year-old Carlos Tovar was taken to UMC with serious injuries.

Crash investigators say it appears an SUV, driven by Gonzalez-Gonzalez, was driving on the entrance ramp to I-27 when he drove across the northbound lanes of the roadway and collided with the middle concrete median.