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Officials Investigating Tragic Death After Accident

Isabella Rolz6 months ago

Officials in Lubbock, Texas are investigating a tragic accident that occurred around 10:10 p.m. on Wednesday at the intersection of Avenue Q and 40th Street.

About the Fatal Lubbock Accident

Patrol officers reported a car traffic accident involving a vehicle and a pedestrian in the 4100 block of Ave Q A 2003.

The driver of the Ford Expedition immediately left the scene and did not stop to render aid.

According to Everything Lubbock, “the pedestrian, Ramon Ledesma Jr. – 55, was pronounced dead at the scene by EMS.”

During the investigation the suspect was brought back to the scene and later was arrested by the Lubbock County Detention Facility.

Lubbock Auto Accident Statistics

  • In 2015, there were 6,371 car accidents in Lubbock.
  • 23 were fatal crashes
  • In 2013, 4,735 pedestrians were killed in traffic crashes in the United States.
  • This averages to one crash-related pedestrian death every 2 hours.

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