Odessa, TX – One Killed, One Injured In Crash On West Apple Street
Odessa, TX (May 28, 2019) – On May 28, the Texas Department Of Public Safety responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on West Apple Street near Pleasant Farms.
Preliminary investigation reports from the Texas Department of Transportation indicate that two vehicles, a 2018 Cadillac Escalade and a 2004 Cadillac Escalade, collided along the roadway. Tow minors in the 2018 Cadillac were attempting to turn east onto Apple Street from Bonanza Avenue when they collided with the oncoming Cadillac.
The driver of the 2004 Cadillac, who was identified as 62-year-old Hilario Medina, sustained fatal injuries in the collision. Medina was pronounced deceased at the scene of the incident by the Ector County Medical Examiner.
One minor injured in the collision was transported to Medical Center Hospital for incapacitating injuries.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of Hilario Medina. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
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