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Driver hits light pole at busy Odessa intersection, intersection reopened

Driver crashed into traffic light at the intersection of Loop 338 and south service road of Highway 191 in Odessa. (Source: Brittany Caudle/Facebook) Driver crashed into traffic light at the intersection of Loop 338 and south service road of Highway 191 in Odessa. (Source: Brittany Caudle/Facebook)
Accident in Odessa at Highway 191 and East Loop 338. (Source: KWES) Accident in Odessa at Highway 191 and East Loop 338. (Source: KWES)
Accident in Odessa at Highway 191 and East Loop 338. (Source: KWES) Accident in Odessa at Highway 191 and East Loop 338. (Source: KWES)
ODESSA, TX (KWES) -

An afternoon accident in Odessa left behind a big mess with one driver being taken to the hospital.

The accident happened around 2:30 p.m. Monday at the intersection of East Loop 338 and the south service road of Highway 191.

Police said an investigation revealed that the driver of a white Ford truck struck a light pole.

The driver, Alberto Cabello, Jr. 23, of Fort Stockton, was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The exact cause of the crash is still under investigation. 

The intersection was closed for about two hours while officials worked the scene but the roadway has since been reopened.

No other injuries were reported.

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