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