Midland Man Killed in Accident in Martin County

Midland Man Killed in Accident in Martin County

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MARTIN COUNTY - Officials have released new information in connection with a deadly accident that happened on Wednesday morning in Martin County.

The accident happened on Highway 349, about 20 miles north of Midland just before 6 a.m.

DPS Troopers tell NewsWest 9, a 2009 Chevrolet Silverado had a blowout causing the vehicle to veer into the northbound lanes of traffic hitting a 2007 Ford F-150.

The collision caused the F-150 to go into a bar ditch and rolled over.

We're told the driver of the F-150, 25-year-old George Mutua, was partially ejected when the vehicle overturned.

Mutua was killed in the accident and the driver of the 2009 Chevrolet Silverado, 24-year-old William Michael Enriquez from Abilene, was taken to Midland Memorial Hospital with injuries.