Texas trooper hit by truck in multi-vehicle pile up
A multi-car pileup in Lubbock, Texas caused the eastbound lanes of Highway 84 to be shut down on Dec. 27.
as a semi crashed into the pileup on the highway early Friday morning, hitting one DPS trooper and pinning another person inside a truck.
In the video shown above, the semi turned over as it hit the pickup and the trailer swung around, hitting the trooper.
According to Lubbock Fire Department, there were a total of five crashes involving four semi-tractor trailers and four smaller vehicles. Seven units from the LFD were on scene with 19 staff members and the driver of the pickup was extracted by a heavy rescue unit.
Both people were taken to the hospital for medical treatment and are expected to survive their injuries.