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Odessa Man Accused of Evading Arrest, Leaving Scene of Accident

ODESSA, TX (KWES) -

An Odessa Man is behind bars on several charges following an accident in Odessa.

Odessa Police tell NewsWest 9, they were called out to the intersection of East Highway 191 and East Loop 338 on Monday night in reference to an accident.

When officers arrived on the scene, they learned that the driver of the vehicle that caused an accident fled the scene on foot.

According to the report, the driver was later found in the 6100 block of East Highway 191 and identified as Jose Luis Ronquillo, 25.

Police say as they were attempting to pat Ronquillo down, he became combative by removing his hands from behind his back and pushing away before running from the scene.

Ronquillo was tased after officers caught up with him and he was taken into custody.

One officer was injured while trying to detain Ronquillo. He was taken to Medical Center Hospital with serious bodily injury.

Ronquillo has been charged with evading arrest or detention causing serious bodily injury, resisting arrest, search or transport and leaving the scene of an accident with more than $200 in damage.

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