Man Lands Behind Bars After Accident in Ector County

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ECTOR COUNTY - A rollover accident in Ector County sends a driver to jail.

Deputies say the 53-year-old man was drunk when he wrecked his pick-up on Saturday night.

He was going westbound on Highway 191, when he lost control on a curve and hit a large decoration rock near the 7-11 on Kermit Highway.

That rock ended up in the middle of the road where it had to be towed.

Kermit Highway was shut down for a short time.

The driver wasn't injured but he was charged with driving under the influence.