Slaton, TX – Injuries Reported in US-84 Collision
Slaton, TX (December 27, 2019) – On December 27th, authorities responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on US Highway 84.
According to reports, troopers from the Texas Department of Public Safety responded to the scene of a two-vehicle collision along the roadway at approximately 10:45 a.m. As Troopers investigated, a semi-truck traveling east along the highway jackknifed and came to rest in the center median.
As the truck sat in the roadway, it was struck by several vehicles. The impact of the collision caused the semi-truck trailer to spin around and strike a trooper. The injured officer was transported to University Medical Center in Lubbock for treatment.
Another person involved in the collision became trapped inside their vehicle as the trailer came to rest on top of it. The victim was extricated from their vehicle and rushed to UMC for treatment of serious injuries.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time.
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