A Tahoka man was arrested in connection with a two-vehicle crash Sunday morning (Dec. 16) in South Lubbock.

The accident was reported just after 6:00 a.m. in the area of 94th Street and University Avenue, where police found a 69 year-old woman with serious injuries. She was taken to University Medical Center for treatment.

The suspect, 30 year-old Richard Andrew Garcia, was arrested after trying to flee the scene.

Garcia has been charged with intoxication assault with a vehicle causing serious bodily injury and failure to stop and render aid.

As of the writing of this article, Garcia has been released from jail.

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