Pablo Zapata Injured in Accident at Andrews Hwy in Midland, TX

September 4, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Pablo Zapata
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

Andrews Hwy, Midland, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Dodge Caravan, Yamaha YZF1000 Motorcycle
Andrews Hwy
Injuries Sustained

Serious injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Dodge Caravan and a Yamaha YZF1000 Motorcycle were involved in a crash

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that injured a motorcyclist at Andrews Hwy in Midland, TX on September 4th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 9:58 p.m. According to investigators, a Dodge Caravan operated by a 55-year-old man waist a turn lane at the intersection with Texas Ave. Police say a motorcycle operated by 25-year-old Pablo Zapata was southbound at the intersection. Police allege the Dodge failed to yield right of was and turned into the path of the motorcycle, the vehicles colliding in the intersection. Following the collision, authorities allege the Dodge stopped briefly before fleeing the scene. The crash left Zapata with serious injuries, according to police. The other driver had unknown injuries and sources indicate an Intoxication Assault charge was recommended and/or issued against the driver.

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