Injured pedestrians in stable condition

CNJ staff

Two Clovis girls injured in an accident with a pickup truck on Friday were listed in satisfactory condition Wednesday at a Lubbock hospital.

According to a police report released Wednesday, Ebony Gallegos, 13, and Catherina Gallegos, 14, were with three other girls walking north about 9:30 p.m. Friday along Prince Street near Snyder’s Cleaners.

When the two Gallegos girls began to cross Prince Street, they were struck by a 2005 Ford pickup driven by Bryce K. Howard, 16, of Farwell. Howard was not injured in the accident.

Both girls were transported by ambulance to Plains Regional Medical Center and then air-lifted to Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock.
No charges have been filed in the case.