UPDATE: Man Hit by Cable Barrier During Accident on Interstate 20 in Odessa

UPDATE: Man Hit by Cable Barrier During Accident on Interstate 20 in Odessa

Staff Report
NewsWest 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.