SUV takes out light pole, rolls over at 19th and Memphis

Two people are injured after a car wreck in Central Lubbock  on Thursday night on 19th and Memphis around 6:30 p.m. According to officials, an SUV took out a light pole and ended up on its side following a collision with a corvette.

 According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Fatality Analysis Reporting system, there were 1,103 recorded fatalities in 2000 and an estimated 60,000 injuries related to utility pole crashes. Utility pole fatalities have declined from more than 1,900 in 1980 to about 1,100 in 2000.