Odessa, TX – 62-Year-Old Man Injured In Hit-And-Run At 2100 Andrews Hwy
Odessa, TX (July 10, 2019) – The Odessa Police Department has reported that a man was hospitalized after being struck by a motor vehicle in Odessa. The accident happened at around 1:30 a.m. Monday morning, July 8th, at the 2100 block of Andrews Hwy.
Initial investigations revealed that a four-door pickup truck struck the 62-year-old man and failed to remain at the scene of the crash.
The victim was transported to Medical Center Hospital for treatment of serious injuries.
Local officials are currently seeking any information that may reveal the driver involved in the hit-and-run. The investigation is currently underway.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
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Injured victims may be eligible for financial compensation with the help of an experienced Texas pedestrian injury attorney.
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