Man arrested, charged with intoxication assault following four vehicle accident


ODESSA, Texas (Nexstar)- Odessa Police have made an arrest in connection to a 4-vehicle crash that occurred Thursday night in North Odessa.

Rogelio Lujan, 38, has been charged with Intoxication Assault, a 3rd Degree Felony.

Around 7:55 p.m. Thursday, OPD responded to Andrew’s Highway and Yukon regarding the accident.

Investigators say a green Chevrolet Suburban, driven by Savannah Thatford, was stopped facing westbound in the 100 block of East Yukon. A white Ford Ecoline van, driven by Zeuz Reyes, was stopped behind the Suburban. A black Harley Davidson motorcycle, ridden by Isaac Sanchez, 32 years of age, was stopped behind the van.

A gray Dodge Ram, driven by Lujan, was traveling westbound in the 100 block of East Yukon and failed to control speed before hitting the motorcycle and van. 

The impact caused all four vehicles to collide.

Reyes was transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. 

Sanchez was transported to a local hospital with serious bodily injury. 

No other injuries were reported.

Police say Lujan was intoxicated at the time of the crash. He has been transported to the Ector County jail.

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