DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS(062118)-OPD INVESTIGATING MOTORCYCLE CRASH IN NORTH ODESSA

ODESSA, TEXAS/JUNE 21, 2018 – ON JUNE 20TH AT APPROXIMATELY 11:33PM, ODESSA POLICE AND ODESSA FIRE RESCUE RESPONDED TO 31ST AND ANDREWS HIGHWAY IN REFERENCE TO A MAJOR CRASH INVOLVING A MOTORCYCLE.
A BLACK 2016 HARLEY DAVIDSON MOTORCYCLE OPERATED BY MARTIN SMASON, 46-YEARS-OF-AGE, WAS TRAVELING NORTHBOUND IN THE 3100 BLOCK OF ANDREWS HIGHWAY. THE PASSENGER OF THE MOTORCYCLE WAS IDENTIFIED AS DENA HAGERTY, 49-YEARS-OF-AGE. A BLACK 2015 DODGE JOURNEY, OPERATED BY LEAH EDWARDS, 24-YEARS-OF-AGE, WAS TRAVELING SOUTHBOUND IN THE 3100 BLOCK OF ANDREWS HIGHWAY. THE PASSENGERS OF THE DODGE JOURNEY WERE IDENTIFIED AS RICHARD AMPARAN, 28-YEARS-OF-AGE AND CHRISTOPHER SIMMONS, 25-YEARS-OF-AGE.
THE INVESTIGATION SHOWED THAT EDWARDS STRUCK THE MOTORCYCLE WHILE ATTEMPTING TO TURN LEFT INTO A PRIVATE DRIVE. BOTH SAMSON AND HAGERTY WERE TRANSPORTED TO MEDICAL CENTER HOSPITAL WITH LIFE-THREATENING INJURIES. THERE WERE NO OTHER REPORTS OF ANY OTHER INJURIES.
THE INVESTIGATION CONTINUES.
THIS IS DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS.

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Author: Danny Barrera