DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS – (NEWS BRIEF121017) – MAJOR MOTORCYCLE CRASH FATAL

ODESSA, TEXAS/DECEMBER 10, 2017 – ON SUNDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2017, AT APPROXIMATELY 5:14PM ODESSA POLICE AND ODESSA FIRE RESCUE RESPONDED TO THE 2100 BLOCK OF ANDREWS HIGHWAY IN REFERENCE TO A MAJOR MOTORCYCLE CRASH.

A BLACK KAWASAKI MOTORCYCLE, BEING OPERATED BY MICHAEL GROOMS, 22 YEARS OF AGE, OF ODEESA, WAS TRAVELING NORTHBOUND IN THE 2100 BLOCK OF ANDREWS HIGHWAY.

A WHITE CHEVROLET SILVERADO, OPERATED BY LUIS SANCHEZ, 41 YEARS OF AGE OF MIDLAND, WAS TRAVELING SOUNDBOUND ALSO IN THE 21OO BLOCK OF ANDREWS HIGHWAY. THE FRONT PASSENGER OF THE CHEVY SILVERADO WAS IDENTIFIED AS MARIA MARQUEZ, 50 YEARS OF AGE, OF MIDLAND.

SANCHEZ, OPERATOR OF THE CHEVY SILVERADO WAS TRAVELING SOUTHBOUND, AND STARTED TO TURN LEFT INTO A PRIVATE DRIVE, GROOMS, TRAVELING NORTHBOUND LOST CONTROL OF HIS KAWASAKI MOTORCYCLE AND HIT A POLE.

(DANIEL HERNANDEZ, WITNESS)

“WE WERE JUST EATING OUR PIZZA, THEN ALL OF A SUDDEN WE SAW THE PARAMEDICS, AND THE AMBULANCE GOING BY, THEN WE SAW THAT THERE WAS MOTORCYCLE ON THE GROUND, AND THEY WERE TRYING TO REVIVE, REVIVAL A PERSON THAT WAS LAYING ON THE GROUND.”

MICHAEL GROOMS WAS TRANSPORTED TO MEDICAL CENTER AND LATER PRONOUNCED DECEASED BY MEDICAL PERSONNEL. NEXT OF KIN HAS BEEN NOTIFIED.

THERE A NO REPORTS OF OTHER INJURIES, AND THE INVESTIGATION CONTINUES.

THIS IS DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS.

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Author: Danny Barrera