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Odessa-Midland, TX - Accident News and Resources including car, bicycle, motorcycle and truck accidents and much more.

Odessa and Midland

Odessa is the largest city in Ector County, and Midland is the largest city in Midland County. A small portion of Odessa extends into Midland County, and together the two cities make up the Midland-Odessa combined statistical area. The cities are located on the southwestern edge of the Llano Estacado in west Texas. The cities' economies are closely tied to the oil industry.  Midland International Air and Space Port is located about half-way in between the two cities and is the first US facility licensed by the Federal Aviation Administration to serve both scheduled airline flights and commercial human spaceflight.

Major Roadways

Interstate 20 passes through Odessa/Midland on its way to Dallas/Fort Worth. Texas State Highway 158 runs from Goldsmith to Ballinger, connecting Odessa to many small towns in the area. Texas State Highway 349 connects Midland to many cities in western Texas.

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Major hospitals in Odessa and Midland:

Medical Center Health System - Odessa; Odessa Regional Medical Center; Midland Memorial Hospital; HealthSound Rehabilitation Hospital.

Grief support groups in Odessa and Midland:

Odessa; Midland.

When someone is injured in an accident in Odessa or Midland, it is important to gather information about what happens next.

Being injured in a serious accident is always a shocking and scary experience, and dealing with the aftermath is exhausting and stressful. Accident victims are forced to deal with hospitalization, medical treatments, missed work, and lost income, often while trying to manage pain and disability from their injuries. And then the insurance adjusters start circling. Find out more about accidents and what issues an injured person needs to be aware of by going to this link.
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Most recent accident reports

Connor Pogemiller was headed east on highway 158, east of Midland when he drove into the west bound lane and crashed head on into a pickup truck driven by Shaun Bryan. Pogemiller died and Bryan was transported to the hospital
Date: 
Friday, June 5, 2015
Type: Car Accident
According to police, Levi Driver was playing in one of the oldest sections of the cemetery while his family was nearby visiting a gravesite at the Ector County Cemetery.
Date: 
Friday, May 8, 2015
City: 
Odessa, TX
Two men driving through Ector County were killed in a two-vehicle rollover wreck arond noon Monday on Interstate 20 near FM 1936.
Date: 
Monday, May 4, 2015
Roadway: 
Interstate 20
City: 
Odessa, TX
Type: Car Accident
Topics: 
Rollover, Crash
19-year-old Francisco Carillo of El Paso was driving a car west on Interstate 20 five miles west of Pecos when he suddenly swerved to avoid an animal in the roadway.

Three workers were killed in an oil field rig explosion early Tuesday morning at a West Texas well site in Upton County. The site is located in Upton County, Texas, near Rankin, about 40 miles south of Midland.

Date: 
Tuesday, March 10, 2015

At least 10 people died Wednesday when a bus with state prisoners on board slid off an embankment and crashed with a passing train.

Date: 
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Roadway: 
Interstate 20
City: 
Odessa, TX

A pilot from Colorado has died in a Texas crash of a single-engine plane that was used for aerial patrols of oil and gas fields. 28-year-old Jeffery Michael McNamee of Littleton, Colorado, died in Monday's crash near Odessa.

Date: 
Monday, December 22, 2014
City: 
Odessa, TX

Three people were killed in a three-vehicle collision near Andrews in West Texas at about 8:30 Saturday evening. The driver of a Jeep ran a stop sign and a pickup truck traveling on Texas Highway 176 hit&nbs

Date: 
Saturday, December 6, 2014

The couple was returning from grocery shopping when they were hit. Police say the black car had square tail lights and hit the couple around 11 p.m.

What victims of a Texas pedestrian accident need to know

Date: 
Saturday, September 6, 2014
Roadway: 
Andrews Highway
City: 
Odessa, TX
Former Lobo men’s basketball player A.J. Hardeman was involved in a rollover crash early Saturday morning in Odessa, Texas, that left an Albuquerque woman dead.
Date: 
Friday, January 31, 2014
Roadway: 
I-10
City: 
Odessa, TX
Type: Car Accident