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Odessa Man Recovering After Weekend Racing Accident

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA - An Odessa man is recovering in a Lubbock hospital after a racing accident over the weekend.

The accident ended on 52nd Street and Tanglewood. 

Police say 21-year-old Michael Luis Lyles was headed eastbound on 52nd Street. 

A witness says he was behind a white car and appeared to be racing. 

Lyles lost control and hit a curb.

His car then left the roadway and hit a tree at Brady Station Apartments.

He was taken to Medical Center Hospital with serious injuries and was later airlifted to a Lubbock hospital.

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