Woman accused of running over boyfriend's leg in Odessa

Woman accused of running over boyfriend's leg in Odessa
Carla Sanchez (Source: Odessa Police Department)

ODESSA, TX (KWES) - One woman is behind bars following a weekend incident in Odessa.

Carla Sanchez, 30, is accused of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon causing serious bodily injury (family violence).

We're told police were called out to the 1600 block of N. Lee Ave. in reference to a car-pedestrian crash.

When officers arrived, they spoke with a 26-year-old man and his girlfriend, identified as Sanchez.

Police said an investigation revealed that after both subjects were arguing, Sanchez accelerated her vehicle and knocked over her boyfriend before running over his right leg with both of the vehicle's passenger side tires.

We're told the boyfriend was taken to Medical Center Hospital with serious bodily injury.

When questioned about the incident, police said Sanchez admitted that she ran over her boyfriend with her vehicle.

Sanchez was later arrested and taken to the Ector County Law Enforcement Center.

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