Odessa Police Searching For Accident Suspect

Odessa Police Searching For Accident Suspect

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA - Odessa Police are searching for the driver who crashed after running a red light in front of an officer.

The suspect was spotted in a tan Yukon running the light at 8th and County Road West on Wednesday night around 10 p.m.

When the officer tried to stop the vehicle, the driver took off.

The cop didn't pursue the driver at the time.

Shortly after the event, a wreck was reported at 10th and Vine involving the same SUV.

Details about the crash are limited but we're told a fence and a light pole were damaged but the driver was nowhere to be found.

The investigation is ongoing.