Phillip Lopez Hurt in Pedestrian Accident on University Avenue [Lubbock, TX]

Phillip Lopez Hurt in Pedestrian Accident on University Avenue [Lubbock, TX]

Abdelkarim Alhazaymeh
Phillip Lopez Hurt in Pedestrian Accident on University Avenue [Lubbock, TX]

24-Year-Old Man Injured in Pedestrian Collision near 87th Street

LUBBOCK, TX (December 11, 2023) – Thursday morning, a pedestrian crash on University Avenue left Phillip Lopez with serious injuries.

Police responded to the incident around 6:45 a.m., at the 8600 block of University Avenue for reports of a pedestrian crash. Upon arrival, officers found 24-year-old Lopez on the road with serious injuries.

Following preliminary duties, police said 67-year-old Fernando Rodriguez struck Lopez as he stepped into traffic. Shortly after, a second vehicle also struck the victim and immediately fled the scene.

No further details are public at this time; however, more information will be provided once made available. Those with further information regarding the accident are encouraged to contact local authorities as soon as possible.

Whether you are a driver or a pedestrian, it is important to abide by all traffic laws and observe safety precautions. If you’re behind the wheel, do your part to avoid distractions and look out for pedestrians at all times. If you’re crossing the street, do so at designated crosswalks or intersections. When walking alongside a road, remain on the sidewalk wherever possible.

It is important to have strong legal representation on your side when losing a loved one in a pedestrian accident. Reach out to the personal injury and wrongful death attorneys at Sweet James today. With 20 years of experience in the field, we know what it takes to help you win your case. Our team understands that nothing can alleviate the emotional pain of the death of a loved one, but we can help you seek justice and compensation. Call us at 1-800-900-0000 for a free and confidential case evaluation. You can reach us 24 hours a day and 7 days a week through email, text, and online chat.

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