NEW DETAILS: Man Recovering in the Hospital Following Car-Pedestrian Accident in Odessa

NEW DETAILS: Man Recovering in the Hospital Following Car-Pedestrian Accident in Odessa

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA – One man is in the hospital after a car-pedestrian accident in Odessa.

The accident happened on Saturday evening in the 3200 block of East University.

We're told a silver Ford Focus, driven by 19-year-old Devon Garcia, was traveling eastbound when a pedestrian traveling southbound walking across the street.

Police say the pedestrian, who has been identified as 43-year-old Cesar Deras-Mendez, failed to yield the right of way to the Focus and was struck.

Deras-Mendez was taken to Medical Center Hospital where he is currently listed in fair condition.