Lubbock Tow Truck Driver Dies in Crash at 19th Street and I-27
One person was killed in an accident involving a tow truck hauling two cars on Tuesday, September 3rd.
KAMC News reports the accident occurred on the northbound frontage road of 19th Street and I-27 at 6:18 p.m.
According to police, a 2018 Ram tow truck carrying two vehicles was traveling northbound on the frontage road when it collided with a 2010 Chevy Camaro*, which was traveling east on 19th Street.
The driver of the tow truck, 26-year-old Patric Barrio, was killed in the accident, and the driver of the Camaro was taken to Covenant Medical Center with minor injuries.
*After this story was published, the Lubbock Police Department issued a correction to their press release, which originally identified the car that hit the tow truck as a 2007 Ford Escape. The above story has been corrected to reflect the accurate make and model of the car: a 2010 Chevy Camaro. We regret the error.