An 18-year-old male is in the hospital after an accident on Monday.

Preliminary reports say a teenager was hanging on the back of an SUV when he fell off and was injured at 112th Street and Chicago Avenue.

Passengers of the SUV are said to have stayed with the 18-year-old while the driver went for help. At around 7:40 p.m., police arrived at the scene and the 18-year-old was taken to Covenant Medical Center with serious injuries.

Lubbock Police are currently investigating the circumstances of the accident.