OPD Investigating Crash in 4100 Block of E. 42nd St.
One person is in critical condition following a major crash that occurred this afternoon in Northeast Odessa.
On October 31, 2017 at approximately 1402 hours, Odessa Police and Odessa Fire Rescue responded to the 4100 block of East 42nd Street in reference to a major crash.
Investigation revealed that a black 1994 Honda Accord, being operated by Martha Pena, 53 years of age, of Odessa, was traveling eastbound in the 4100 block of East 42nd Street.
A white 2011 Cadillac SRX, being operated by Chelsea Hickey, 24 years of age, of Odessa, was traveling eastbound in the 4100 block of East 42nd Street, directly behind the Honda.
Investigation revealed that Hickey failed to control speed, causing the Cadillac to strike the Honda from behind. Pena was transported to Medical Center Hospital with life-threatening injuries. There were no reports of any other injuries.
The investigation continues.