Drunk Driver Crashes Into Fence in Odessa

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA - A night of drinking and driving lands one man in jail.

Odessa police hauled off the driver for DWI just before 2 a.m. Saturday morning.

Officers tell NewsWest 9, a man driving a Chevy Tahoe ran appeared to be heading towards Highway 191 in front of UTPB when he crashed into the traffic light, hit a metal pole and then took out some power lines before coming to a stop at the fence.

There were no injuries but TXU Energy was called out to the scene to turn off the hot power lines.

Crews were back out Saturday afternoon fixing the damage.