Man Arrested in Connection With Weekend Accident in Odessa

Man Arrested in Connection With Weekend Accident in Odessa

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA – One man is behind bars in connection with a weekend accident in Odessa.

Officers were called out to the intersection of North County Road West and Kermit Highway on Saturday night in reference to a major crash.

Officials tell NewsWest 9, a red 1990 Dodge Dakota, driven by 53-year-old Rafael Lugo, crashed into the back of a 2010 gold 2010 Mercury Mariner.

We're told Lugo was arrested after failing a field sobriety test.

Officers also learned that Lugo did have multiple convictions for driving while intoxicated.

Lugo is behind bars on charges of driving while intoxicated and no proof of insurance with prior convictions.