Lubbock ISD Teacher Involved in Crash Sent to Shannon Medical CenterPress Release
LUBBOCK, TX- Wednesday evening, a wreck occurred in Nolan county involving a Lubbock ISD math teacher. Jeffery Thomas Poole, a teacher at Coronado High School, is now at San Angelo Medical Center being treated for incapacitating injuries endured during the collision.
According to KCBD, Texas DPS troopers explained that Poole was driving his 2013 Mazda southbound on State Highway 153 when he attempted to pass a vehicle in a non-passing zone, along a curve in the road.
“The accident report says he crashed into a 2006 Chrysler Town & Country Van carrying four members of the Kohut family from Colorado Springs,” said KCBD.
The driver of the van was 55-year-old Wayne Kohut. Passengers included 52-year-old Carrie Kohut and 22-year-old Emily Kohut. All three occupants in the vehicle suffered incapacitating injuries.
A fourth occupant, Ben Kohut, 18, is listed as possibly injured.
After first responders arrived on scene, Poole was airlifted to Shannon Medical Center by EMS helicopter.
The crash is still under investigation.