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Odessa Police Investigating Motorcycle Crash in North Odessa

Post Date:06/17/2019 10:11 AM

DATE: June 17, 2019
DATE/TIME OCCURRED: June 16, 2019 at approximately 0153 hours
LOCATION: 1600 Block of East 42nd Street

Two Odessa men sustained serious bodily injury following a motorcycle crash that occurred this past weekend in North Odessa.

On June 16, 2019 at approximately 0153 hours, Odessa Police and Odessa Fire Rescue responded to 42nd and Winchester in reference to a major crash involving a truck and two motorcycles.

Investigation revealed that a white 2007 Chevrolet pickup, being operated by Anthony Jenkins, 27 years of age, of Odessa, was traveling westbound on 42nd Street.

Two sport bikes, being operated by Nicholas Candelaria, 22 years of age and Anthony Hernandez, 28 years of age, were traveling westbound on 42nd Street at a high rate of speed.

Investigation revealed that Candelaria struck the pickup from behind. Hernandez lost control and laid down his motorcycle during the incident. 

Candelaria and Hernandez were transported to Medical Center Hospital with serious bodily injury. There were no reports of any other injuries.

The investigation continues.


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