Two Big Rigs Collide Leaving Behind a Big Mess in Odessa

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA - Lunch hour traffic was diverted for a while, after two big rigs collided at the intersection of Loop 338 and I-20 in Odessa.

Police say a tanker, owned by Griffin Fuel and Transportation was headed south on Loop 338 and ran the red light.

A freight liner, with Estes Express Lines was headed west on the service road was clipped on the back end of the trailer.

The impact caused the tractor trailer to roll over, ripping the axle completely off the trailer.

Both drivers were taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

The driver of the tanker will be ticketed for running the red light.