Ector County – Odessa Rider Killed in Motorcycle vs Auto Collision on N Tripp Ave
Posted on Monday, October 14th, 2019 at 12:59 pm
A motorcyclist was killed after colliding with a vehicle on North Tripp Avenue, Thursday afternoon.
Just before 5:00 p.m., authorities received a report of a collision between a Nissan Murano and a motorcycle on N Tripp Avenue near Swan Road. According to the report, the Nissan Murano was heading north on Tripp when it crashed into a southbound motorcycle as it attempted to make a turn towards Swan Road. The force of the impact killed the rider of the motorcycle who was only identified as a 54-year-old Odessa man. Meanwhile, a passenger in the Murano was rushed to a nearby hospital where he was treated for his injuries that were considered non-life threatening.
No identifications have been released at this time.
The Texas Department of Safety is conducting an investigation about the crash.
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