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Nine Injured in Lubbock Prison Van Accident

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Jarod Cassidy2 years ago

Nine people were injured in Lubbock, Texas Friday morning when a prison van overturned in Lubbock, Texas.

About the Lubbock Prison Van Crash

According to KTXS, the van was transporting two guards and nine prisoners when the van overturned following a traffic accident, coming to rest on its roof.

All 11 people were able to exit the van and were evaluated at the Montford Unit infirmary. Four inmates were later transported to Medical Center in Lubbock to undergo further evaluation.

Authorities are continuing their investigation into the incident.

Texas Auto Accident Statistics

The following information was provided by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT):

  • 3,408 people were killed in traffic collisions in Texas in 2013, an average of one death every 2 hours and 34 minutes.
  • This marked a slight decrease from the 3,417 deaths reported in 2012.
  • An additional 232,599 people were injured in auto accidents in 2013 with 16,807 people suffering serious injuries.
  • A reportable crash occurred every 71 seconds.


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