Fort Worth Man Injured in Morning Accident

Fort Worth Man Injured in Morning Accident

ODESSA, TX (KWES) - A Fort Worth man was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries following an early morning accident in Odessa.

The accident happened just before 12:45 a.m. Friday at the intersection of South County Road West and Interstate 20.

Odessa Police tell NewsWest 9, a gray 2004 Volkswagen Jetta was traveling northbound in the 2200 block South County Road West.

That's when a gray 2011 tractor trailer traveling southbound on South County Road West was attempting to turn left onto the south service road of Interstate 20.

Officials say the front of the Jetta hit the back of the tractor trailer.

The driver of the Jetta, a 21-year-old Hispanic male from Fort Worth, was taken to Medical Center Hospital with life-threatening injuries.

An investigation into the accident continues.