DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS NEWS – BRIEF(112817) – MAJOR CRASH FATAL

ODESSA, TEXAS/NOVEMBER 28, 2017 – ON MONDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 2017, ODESSA POLICE AND ODESSA FIRE RESCUE RESPONDED TO 2ND STREET AND VINE IN REFERENCE TO A MAJOR CRASH.

THE INVESTIGATION REVEALED THAT A RED FORD VAN, OPERATED BY CARLOS ZEIJAS, 21 YEARS OF AGE, OF ODESSA WAS TRAVELING EASTBOUND ON 2ND STREET ATTEMPTING TO TURN NORTHBOUND ON TO VINE. A TAN FORD EXPEDITION, BEING OPERATED BY JOANNA THOMPSON, 47 YEARS OF AGE WAS TRAVELING WESTBOUND ON 2ND STREET. THE PASSENGER OF THE EXPEDITION WAS IDENTIFIED AS SONNY THOMPSON, 17 YEARS OF AGE. A GREEN KIA SOUL, OPERATED BY ROSARIO ESTRELLA, 74 YEARS OF AGE OF ODESSA WAS TRAVELING SOUTHBOUND ON VINE. THE KIA SOUL FAILED TO YHIELD THE RIGHT OF WAY AND WAS STRUCK BY THE EXPEDITION. THE IMPACT THEN CUASED THE KIA SOUL TO STRIKE THE FORD VAN.

ROSARIO ESTRELLA WAS PRONOUNCED DECEASED ON SCENE AND NEXT OF KIN HAVE BEEN NOTIFIED. BOTH OCCUPANTS OF THE EXPEDITON WERE TRANSPORTED TO MEDICAL CENTER HOSPITAL WITH NON-LIFE-THREATENING INJURIES. NO OTHER INJURIES WERE REPORTED.

THE INVESTIGATION CONTINUES.

FOR DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS, DANNY BARRERA.

 

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Author: Danny Barrera