Odessa, TX – UPDATE: 2 Victims ID’d In Deadly Pedestrian Crash On I-20
Odessa, TX (July 8, 2019) – A local media source has identified the two 6-year-old twin girls who were killed after a fatal auto-pedestrian collision on I-20 at Club Dr. The accident happened on Wednesday, July 3rd, in Odessa.
The two tragic victims were identified as Mia and Mya Coy of Odessa.
Police reports indicate that the young girls were standing next to their parent’s fireworks stand on I-37 when they were struck by a grey Chrysler 200 driven by 36-year-old Angelica Garcia of Midland.
Both girls sustained fatal injuries in the crash. They were taken to Medical Center Hospital where they later succumbed to their injuries.
Garcia was taken into custody by local police under charges of intoxication manslaughter.
The collision is currently being investigated by local police.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Mia and Mya Coy at this time.
Texas State Pedestrian Crashes
Thousands of pedestrians are injured in car wrecks annually across the state. These accidents are often the result of reckless drivers behind the wheel.
When a driver is not paying attention to his or her surroundings or driving at a dangerous speed, they are more likely to strike a pedestrian due to their inattention.
Sadly, pedestrians are often killed in these kinds of accidents.
If you have lost a family member because of a negligent driver, call us at (214) 771-9365.
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