OPD makes arrest in drunk driving crash


ODESSA, Texas (Nexstar)- Lucio Flores-Lopez, 49, has been arrested and charged with intoxication assault with a vehicle causing serious bodily injury following a crash on Interstate 20. 

Around 11:50 a.m. on April 22, Odessa Police and Odessa Fire Rescue responded to the 2100 block of East IH-20 regarding a major crash.

The investigation revealed a blue Buick Enclave, driven by Flores-Lopez, was traveling west on I-20 when it left the road and stuck a guardrail and an 18-wheeler. 

Flores-Lopez was taken to the hospital with serious injuries. 

Additionally, a passenger, a 17-year-old boy was also taken to a Lubbock hospital with serious injuries.

Police say Flores-Lopez was speeding and was also driving while intoxicated at the time of the crash. 

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