Man Killed in Early Morning Rollover Accident

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

A deadly early morning crash called out city, county and fire officials across the Tall City.

The accident happened just before 6 a.m. in the 4600 block of north Big Spring.

Police tell NewsWest 9, a Chevy Trailblazer traveling south, overcorrected, slid sideways and rolled over several times ejecting the driver before it finally burst into flames.

Midland Police say the driver 20-year-old Eliseo Martinez Medrano was not wearing his seatbelt and was killed after being thrown from the SUV.

Midland authorities have ordered an autopsy and toxicology tests.