Car-Motorcycle Accident in Odessa Sends One to the Hospital

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA - One man in Odessa is lucky he only has bumps and brusies after slamming his motorcycle into a car.

The accident happened on Saturday afternoon around one at 42nd Street and McKnight.

Odessa Police say the driver of a motorcycle was heading eastbound on 42nd through the intersection when he hit the back of a chevy cobalt.

Officers say the driver of the car failed to yield the right of way, and is expected to be sited.

The motorcycle was destroyed in the accident, but the driver was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Police say he was wearing a helmet.