Odessa, TX – Benjamin Ramos Arrested For Crash On 42nd & Tanglewood
Odessa, TX (May 21, 2019) – Over the weekend, Odessa Police and Fire Rescue crews responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident at the intersection of 42nd and Tanglewood.
According to reports, 36-year-old McKay Valdez was traveling east along 42nd Street on a yellow Suzuki motorcycle when he was struck by Benjamin Ramos in a blue BMW 328i as Ramos attempted to turn south onto Tanglewood from 42nd Street.
Valdez was ejected from the motorcycle and transported to Medical Center Hospital for treatment. Valdez was later airlifted to Lubbock for life-threatening injuries sustained in the collision.
Ramos was later arrested by police for Intoxication Assault causing serious bodily injury, unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, false identification, marijuana possession, and DWLI.
Our thoughts are with McKay Valdez and his family at this time.
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