Staff ReportNewsWest 9
ODESSA – One person is in the hospital following an accident on Interstate 20 in Odessa on Wednesday morning.
DPS officials tell NewsWest 9, a car was stopped facing eastbound on the inside westbound lanes of Interstate 20 for unknown reasons.
The driver, Artermio Sanchez-Machuca, was standing outside of the car and that's when a semi struck the car head-on.
Another semi attempted to avoid the crash and lost control, went through the cable barrier dividing the east and westbound lanes.
Sanchez-Machuca was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries after being hit by the cable barrier.
There's no word on the status of the big rig drivers.