2 injured in crash on Highway 114 near Levelland, parts of highway closed
By KCBD Staff | October 1, 2019 at 1:28 PM CDT - Updated October 1 at 1:36 PM
HOCKLEY COUNTY, Texas (KCBD) - Two people were seriously injured after a crash on Highway 114 and Farm-to-Market Road 3261 on Tuesday afternoon. Parts of Highway 114 have been closed off by emergency officials.
The Hockley County Sheriff’s Office reports this was a two-vehicle collision that sent two people to the hospital; one in Lubbock and the other in Levelland. One person was ejected from their vehicle.
As of the publication of this article the eastbound lanes of Highway 14 were closed and traffic was being diverted to a county road. Westbound lanes of 114 are down to one lane.
Drivers should avoid this area if possible.
Troopers with the Department of Public Safety, the Levelland Fire Department, Emergency Management, the Texas Department of Transportation and other emergency officials have responded to this scene.
No other information is available at this time.
This story was originally reported by the Levelland & Hockley County News-Press.
UPDATE: The passenger in the pick-up truck involved in today's accident was transported by ambulance to UMC in Lubbock and is in stable condition, according to Johnny Bures, public information officer for the Texas Department of Public Safety. Bures said the trooper leading the investigation reported there was only one person transported to the hospital.