Traffic Back to Normal after Accident on 42nd Street

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA - Traffic is moving again on 42nd Street after a wreck closed the eastbound lane in front of the Ector County Coliseum.

The wreck happened a couple of hours ago, near the Ranchland intersection.

Police the driver of the van tried to turn left off of Ranchland and was broad-sided by an oncoming vehicle.

The impact knocked the van on its side.

The driver and the passenger were taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

The driver also got a ticket for failure to yield the right of the way.

The driver of the car was not hurt.