ODESSA, TX (KWES) - An Odessa man was arrested after he hit a paramedic in the face and resisted arrest.
On Feb. 10, authorities responded to Eastridge and East Loop 338 in reference to a major crash.
Upon arrival, investigation revealed a Dodge Dakota had struck the back of a semi-trailer.
The driver of the Dakota was identified as Paul Perez, 32.
Perez stuck the paramedic in the face while he was checking for possible injuries, according to a press release.
After an Odessa police officer attempted to place Perez into custody, Perez resisted.
Eventually Perez was arrested and charged with assault on a public servant and resisting arrest.