Motorcycle crash investigation continues

Odessa police have made an arrest in connection to a major crash that occurred Monday night in Northeast Odessa, a press release from the ODP said.

At approximately 10:24 p.m., the Odessa police responded to 42nd Street and Englewood in reference to a major crash involving a motorcycle.

Investigation revealed that a black and red Kawasaki motorcycle, being operated by Thomas Hall, 20, of Midland was traveling eastbound on 42nd Street.

Hector Vasquez

A white Dodge Charger, being operated by Hector Vasquez, was traveling northbound on Englewood. Investigation revealed that Vasquez ran a red light before being struck by the motorcycle.

Hall was transported to a local hospital and later pronounced deceased by medical personnel. Next of kin were notified.

Investigation revealed that Vasquez was intoxicated.

Based on the facts and circumstances presented during the investigation, Vasquez was charged and arrested accordingly and transported to the ECLEC. The investigation continues.