UPDATE: Midland Man Killed in Overnight Accident - KWES NewsWest 9 / Midland, Odessa, Big Spring, TX: newswest9.com |

UPDATE: Midland Man Killed in Overnight Accident


A Midland man is dead following an overnight accident in Midland.

The accident happened just after 12:30 a.m. Monday morning on Midkiff Road near the south service road of Loop 250.

Midland Police tell NewsWest 9, a 2001 Honda Civic, driven by Leonel Galindo, 24, was headed northbound on Midkiff when he locked the car’s brakes, slid through the intersection and collided with a traffic signal pole.

Galindo was killed in the accident.

Police say they believe the light was red at the time of the crash and alcohol as well as speed are being investigated as factors in the collision.

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