Lubbock, TX – Phillip Rios Arrested For Hit And Run Crash On 19th Street

Lubbock, TX (May 30, 2019) – Just after 2 a.m. on May 3, Lubbock Police Department responded to the scene of a collision at the intersection of 19th Street and Slide Road.

According to reports, a black Nissan Altima was traveling east on 19th Street across the intersection when it was hit by a white Lincoln LS.

The driver of the Lincoln fled the scene of the incident before officers arrived. First responders arrived at the scene of the incident and transported the driver of the Nissan Altima, who was identified as 21-year-old Aaron Weseman, to Covenant Health for his injuries.

Upon investigating the incident, law enforcement agencies found the driver of the Lincoln to be 38-year-old Phillip Rios. On May 28, Lubbock Police sustained a warrant for the arrest of Mr. Rios.

Our thoughts are with Aaron Weseman and his family at this time.

This is an update to a previously posted article found here.

Car Accidents In Texas

Lubbock, TX – Phillip Rios Arrested For Hit And Run Crash On 19th StreetOver 17,500 people are seriously injured in car accidents across Texas annually. These horrific incidents often result in overwhelming pain and suffering for victims. Not only are the left to deal with the physical and emotional consequences of motor vehicle accidents, but their entire families are left to deal with the overwhelming financial impact.

When victims are injured in car accidents caused by negligent or reckless drivers, it is crucial that they contact a car accident attorney in Texas as soon as possible. Victims may be entitled to restitution to help alleviate some of the financial burdens victims face from lost wages, medical expenses, and various other damages incurred from their accidents.

For over two decades, Texas car accident attorneys at the Benton Law Firm have helped thousands of victims get the maximum amount of compensation for their legal claims. Over the years, we have helped numerous victims collect multi-million dollar settlements to cover damages resulting from their accidents. If you were injured in a car accident, by no fault of your own, contact our law firm at (214) 219-4878 to see what legal options are available for you.

Note: The information included in this post was derived from secondary sources and has not been independently confirmed. Any inaccurate information will be corrected immediately after being brought to the site’s attention. If you identify any false information within this story, please inform us immediately so we can adjust the post to contain the most accurate information available surrounding this event.

Disclaimer: The intent of this post is to provide general information to our readers and to help improve the safety and quality of life of those who live in our state. At the Benton Law Firm, we intend to honor those who are victimized in accidents across Texas. We aim to provide up to date information to the public surrounding these incidents in hopes of helping others to avoid becoming victims themselves or to know how to respond should a tragedy occur. Do not rely on any information within this post. Instead, seek further assistance from a legal or medical professional whenever necessary.

Ready to get the help you deserve? Call (214) 777-7777 or

Click Here to Email Us