Odessa Man Behind Bars After Allegedly Hitting Another Man with His Vehicle

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA - An Odessa man hit by a truck on Tuesday night is recovering and the man police say hit him is in jail.

32-year-old Phillip Whirley has been charged with intoxication assault and driving drunk.

Police say he hit 33-year-old Pedro Hernandez, who was standing near a parked vehicle on 53rd Street.

Hernandez was taken to the hospital, with what we're told were serious injuries.

Bond for Whirley has been set at $26,000.