Lubbock Firefighters And Officer Killed While Working Traffic Accident

While working a northbound I-27 traffic accident this morning at Drew Street; a southbound vehicle lost control, crossed the median and struck two firefighters and one police officer.

Transported and pronounced dead at the hospital was Lieutenant David Eric Hill, age 39. Lt. Hill began his career with LFR on August 17th, 2009 and had just recently celebrated 10 years of service to the citizens of Lubbock. Eric had promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on July 6th, 2019. Firefighter
Matthew Kenneth Dawson, age 30, joined LFR on June 2nd, 2014 and has been serving the Lubbock community for 5 years. Firefighter Dawson remains in surgery and in critical condition at this time. Please join us in keeping these families and our LFR family in your thoughts and prayers.