Written by: The Benton Law Firm Last Updated : December 9, 2021

Destiny Okoronkwo Killed, Karlonte Jackson Injured in Two-Vehicle Crash on Marsha Sharp Freeway at Interstate 27 in Lubbock

Lubbock, TX. (December 9, 2021)- 19-year-old Destiny Okoronkwo was killed, and two others were injured in a two-vehicle crash on December 6, 2021, in Lubbock, Texas. The accident occurred just after 6:00 a.m. at the Marsha Sharp Freeway access road and the Interstate 27 access road intersection. Police reported that Okoronkwo was traveling westbound in a Ford Fusion while Karlonte Jackson was driving a northbound Chrysler 200. The two vehicles then collided for unknown reasons. Okoronkwo was pronounced dead at the scene. Jackson and his passenger sustained minor injuries. No further details have been provided at this time. The crash remains under investigation.

We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of Destiny Okoronkwo. Our thoughts are with them at this time.

Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We wish them a full and speedy recovery.

Car Accidents in Texas

Houston, TX – TSU Police Officer Injured In Car Crash On Sam Houston PkwyIn 2016, reports indicate that at least one person sustained injuries every two minutes after being involved in a car crash on Texas roads. The most common causes of vehicle collisions have remained the same over the years, which include distracted driving, drunk driving, reckless driving, and aggressive driving. All of these causes are a form of negligence and result in serious consequences, which include personal injury lawsuits, charges, prison time, and/or fines.

At The Benton Law Firm, we are passionate about defending our clients against negligent drivers, which is how we have helped thousands of clients over the course of two decades win their personal injury lawsuits. Our attorneys specialize in gathering evidence and pursuing liable parties for appropriate compensation. Contact our office today if you or a loved one were hurt in a car accident. For those interested in a free consultation, call (214) 777-7777.

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