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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:

After a fatal accident takes the life of a loved one, many people find comfort in working with grief support professionals and groups to work towards healing. Learn more here about grief support in Odessa and Midland.

Where to find legal assistance after an Odessa or Midland injury accident

After a serious crash, it is crucial to get help from an Odessa-Midland personal injury attorney who understands the local regulations and legal standards, who knows how insurance policies work, and who can handle all aspects of an insurance claim so the injured person can focus on recovery. If someone is killed in a collision, an Odessa-Midland wrongful death attorney will launch a claim that will begin the process of financial recovery for the family members left behind. Learn more here about what an Odessa-Midland car accident lawyer can do to help.

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Texas Tornado: Infant, toddler rescued from submerged truck (VIDEO)

This is really hard to watch.

First things first: apparently everyone survived, and the baby and toddler are currently stabilized and recovering in the hospital, but that will not be super helpful to your stress level while/immediately after viewing. If you are currently the mother of young children, have a drink ready or your chosen method of self-care for when the video is done, because you will need it.  

Most recent accident reports

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.

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.

Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Interstate 20
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.

Monday, December 22, 2014
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

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

Saturday, September 6, 2014
Andrews Highway
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.
Friday, January 31, 2014
Odessa, TX
Type: Car Accident