Odessa Police have made an arrest in connection to a 4-vehicle crash that occurred last night in North Odessa. Rogelio Lujan, 38 years of age, has been charged with Intoxication Assault “3rd Degree Felony”. On June 3, 2021 at approximately 1955 hours, Odessa Police and Odessa Fire Rescue responded to Andrews Highway and Yukon in reference to a major crash.
Investigation revealed that a green Chevrolet Suburban, being operated by Savannah Thatford, 18 years of age, was stopped facing westbound in the 100 block of East Yukon. A white Ford Ecoline van, being operated by Zeuz Reyes, 26 years of age, as stopped behind the Suburban. A black Harley Davidson motorcycle, being operated by Isaac Sanchez, 32 years of age, was stopped behind the van.
Investigation revealed that a gray Dodge Ram, being operated by Rogelio Lujan, was traveling westbound in the 100 block of East Yukon and failed to control speed before striking the motorcycle and van. The impact caused all four vehicles to collide.
Reyes was transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Lujan was transported to a local hospital with serious bodily injury. There were no reports of any other injuries. Investigation revealed that Lujan was intoxicated. Based on the facts and circumstances presented during the investigation, Lujan was charged and arrested accordingly and transported to the ECLEC.