Odessa – Motorcycle Accident on 42nd Street
Posted on Wednesday, September 4th, 2019 at 7:46 am
The Odessa Police Department is conducting an investigation about a motorcycle collision on 42nd Street, Monday evening.
According to initial reports, the incident occurred at around 9:30 p.m. on 42nd Street near Andrews Highway. A red and blue Honda motorcycle had been traveling along the westbound lane of 42nd when it crashed into a black Dodge Charger. Police said the Dodge was exiting a parking lot in a nearby museum when the motorcycle struck its side. The motorcyclist was seriously injured and taken to Medical Center Hospital for treatment. Unfortunately, he died a few moments later.
Authorities later identified the motorcyclist as 38-year-old Ricky McCraw.
It was not determined if the driver of the Dodge sustained injuries.
A preliminary investigation indicates that speed may have played a role in the crash. No citations have been issued at this time.
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