1 Dead in Crash of off Loop 250 & Lamesa 10/13/12
CBS 7 Staff
MIDLAND, TX - MIDLAND, TX - 10/13/2012 -On Saturday, October 13th, at 3:06p.m., the Midland Police and Fire Departments responded to the 4500 block of N Lamesa in reference to an accident with injuries. Upon arrival, it was found that one driver was deceased at the scene. The investigation revealed that a Chevy Lumina was traveling north on Lamesa toward Loop 250 driving erratically, according to witnesses.
The Lumina then veered across the roadinto the southbound lanes striking a Dodge pickup traveling south. The driver and only occupant of the Lumina, Chakalia Jackson age 34 years from Midland, was pronounced deceased at the scene. She was not wearing a seatbelt. Seven occupants in the pickup, two adults and five children, were transported to Midland Memorial Hospital by EMS for serious but non-life threatening injuries.
The Lumina was found to have been speeding at the time of the crash. It is unknown at this time why it veered into oncoming lanes. The investigation is continuing to determine whether alcohol was a factor or not, and will not be known until toxicology results are obtained.
Further investigation for this accident is currently ongoing.
Next of kin have been notified.
MIDLAND, TX - CBS 7 Crews on the scene say that one died on scene of accident.
MIDLAND, TX - CBS 7 crews are on the way to a crash off of Loop 250, south on Lamesa. Officials say the crash happened around 3:06pm. Paramedics have been called to the scene. Stay with CBS 7 for the latest on this developing story.