Zachary Ornelas Killed in Accident at 98th St and University Ave in Lubbock, TX

December 8, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Zachary Ornelas
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

1914 111th St, Lubbock, TX 79423, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Lubbock Police
Vehicles Involved
Passenger Car
98th St and University Ave
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Vehicle collided with a telephone pole

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that injured a person at 98th St and University Ave in Lubbock, TX on December 8th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 1 a.m. According to investigators, a vehicle collided with a telephone pole under unclear circumstances. One person involved identified as 24-year-old Zachary Ornelas, had serious injuries and was hospitalized, reports say. Reports add Ornelas later died from his injuries. Additional information was not available.

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