CareStar called in after Oilfield worker falls off oil rig

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

CareStar is forced to airlift a man to the hospital after falling off a pulling unit in West Odessa.

The 30 year old worker from West Texas Well Service was brought to Medical Center Hospital.

The accident happened around Noon today at a rig just off Highway 302 near FM 1936.

Sheriffs say they still don't know what caused the man to fall off the rig.

He is expected to be okay.