A Tuesday accident in Odessa at the intersection of Castle Road and 38th Street killed man at approximately 11:30 p.m. according to police.
Larry Scott Owens, 47, of Odessa was allegedly speeding when he went off of the roadway and hit a fence. The Odessa Police Department said that Mr. Owens was ejected from his vehicle in the accident, but they did not know if any other vehicles were involved.
Mr. Owens was declared dead at the scene.
According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, trees are the most common fixed object struck. Fifty percent of deaths in fixed object crashes in 2010 involved a vehicle striking a tree. Utility poles and traffic barriers were the next most common objects struck, accounting for 14 and 8 percent of deaths, respectively.
Seeing a copy of the Texas accident report is extremely important. Reports are critical to professional investigations and also serve to create peace of mind for the victims and their families. Without an official report, you’ll likely be unaware of several key facts that help to explain how the accident happened, and you’ll also be unable to dispute any inaccuracies the accident report may contain.
3 Facts to remember about Texas Accident reports:
If you file an insurance claim or lawsuit, this document will be the first piece of evidence that everyone wants to see.
An Texas accident report’s main purpose is to tell what happened: how, where, when, and to whom.
The “how” of an accident report is the officer’s best after-the-fact interpretation of the crash. Sometimes it’s possible to amend disputed facts in a report.
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