A Wreck in Odessa Sends One Vehicle Through Two Fences and a Backyard 10/8/13
A wreck on 8th St and Courtland Ave. left a mess in it's wake. It happened at approximately 4:30PM. A 17-year old, Chris Brown, was driving a Chrysler 300 with a 13-year old in the car. Brown lost control and went through a chain link fence and then a cinder block fence and finally through a backyard of one home and the wall of a garage on Courtland. The backyard the car went through had children playing minutes before the wreck.
The Chrysler hit a vehicle parked in the garage and the debris flew over the house and hit two vehicles parked on the other side of the house.
Brown old was cited for failure to control speed and having no license according to the Odessa Police.
Brown's parents were cited for allowing an unlicensed driver to drive. No injuries have been reported at this time.