One Injured Following Rollover Accident in Odessa

One Injured Following Rollover Accident in Odessa

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA – One person was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries following a rollover accident on Friday afternoon.

The accident happened on Highway 191 and Faudree just before 2 p.m.

Odessa Police tell NewsWest 9, a 1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee was traveling westbound on Highway 191 when the driver failed to control speed.

That's when the driver, 24-year-old Victor Ortiz of Odessa, lost control of the vehicle causing the vehicle to go across the median and end up in the eastbound lanes of Highway 191.

Officials tell NewsWest 9, Ortiz was not ejected from the vehicle and was wearing a seatbelt.

Ortiz was cited for failure to control speed and failure to display driver's license.