• September 12, 2023

Ismael Martinez Jr. Killed in Alleged Intoxicated Driver Accident in Ector County, TX

Ector County, TX — September 8, 2023, Ismael Martinez Jr. was killed in an alleged intoxicated driver accident at around 11:10 p.m. on West 16th Street,

Investigations at this time say that the crash happened roughly 4 miles west of Odessa along West 16th Street.

Ismael Martinez Jr. Killed in Alleged Intoxicated Driver Accident in Ector County, TX

According to officials, 57-year-old Ismael Martinez Jr. was on a motorcycle traveling eastbound on 16th Street. From oncoming lanes, authorities say that a Chevy Silverado crossing lanes ended up in oncoming traffic where it crashed with Martinez. Martinez was thrown from the bike and was then hit by a Chrysler.

Due to the collisions, Martinez succumbed to fatal injuries. Authorities allege that the Chevy driver was intoxicated at the time of the accident, and there appears to be a pending charge for intoxication manslaughter. The crash is still under investigation.


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