Texas

Joni Smith Killed; Jordan Merchant Injured in Accident at 114th St and Indiana Ave in Lubbock, TX

Date
August 31, 2022
Victim's Name(s)
Joni Smith
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected
No

Where it Happened

114th St & Indiana Avenue, Lubbock, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Lubbock Police
Vehicles Involved
Passenger Car
Road/Highway
114th St and Indiana Ave
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries (1), serious injuries (1)

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Two vehicles were involved in a collision at an intersection


What Happened

Lubbock Police are investigating a crash that killed one person and injured three others at 114th St and Indiana Ave in Lubbock, TX on August 31st, 2022. Police say the incident happened around 4:54 p.m. According to investigators, the crash involved two vehicles, however the cause for the collision was not yet known. Initial reports suggest a vehicle operated by 31-year-old Jordan Merchant collided with a second vehicle during a turn. 9-year-old Conrad Thomlinson died at the scene while 44-year-old Joni Smith was taken to an area hospital with injuries she also died from. An 11-year-old and a 3-year-old, passengers in Smith's vehicle, were hospitalized with serious injuries. Additional information was not available.

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