• By: Hank Stout
  • Published: January 2020
Troopers Respond to Deadly Accident in Odessa

Odessa, TX (1/17/2020) – DPS troopers are at the scene of an accident that occurred on Highway 385 south of Odessa.

The incident occurred Thursday in Ector County. The accident involved a sand hauler.

No other information has been reported at this time.

Crash investigators will review all factors that may have led up to the accident and police reports will be made available in fourteen days.

According to the Midland Reporter-Telegram, Odessa has five deadly highways, one of them being Highway 385. In fact, per TxDOT data, there were 239 fatal crashes in Ector County from 2012 to 2016. Because Highway 385 is listed as one of the dangerous roadways in Texas, it’s important to always stay alert on the road. Make sure to obey all laws and drive defensively while behind the wheel. 

If you or a loved one were involved in an accident on Highway 385, or any other major Texas roadway artery, don’t hesitate to contact car accident lawyers at Sutliff & Stout, Injury & Accident Law Firm . Our attorneys can deal with insurance adjusters for you, negotiate settlements, and represent your best interests if a lawsuit is needed.

Source: CBS 7

About the Author

Hank Stout is a founding partner at Sutliff & Stout, Injury & Accident Law Firm. Hank earned his doctor of jurisprudence from South Texas College of Law and has been actively trying personal injury cases for over ten years. He was recognized by Thompson Reuters as a Rising Star from 2012-2014 and has been recognized as a Super Lawyer since 2014 (a distinction given to less than 1% of the lawyers in the state of Texas). He has earned a Superb rating by Avvo, and is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. To learn more, read Hank's full bio here.

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