DPS: Victims identified in two vehicle crash in West Odessa

The crash happened about 8:20 pm Friday at W.16th and 1936
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motorcycle crash graphic.(MGN Graphics.)
Published: Apr. 15, 2022 at 9:09 PM CDT
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ODESSA, Texas (KOSA) -DPS has released more details on a Friday night crash.

The driver of the motorcycle has been identified as Joshua Fornash. Fornash was pronounced dead on the scene.

The passenger on the motorcycle was identified as Monica Chavez. She is in serious condition at University Medical Center in Lubbock.

According to DPS, a Ford Fusion was traveling on West 16th Street in the turning lane. The motorcycle was traveling eastbound. The car then went to turn into a parking lot in front of the motorcycle causing the crash.


DPS Troopers are confirming that one person is dead, and another is hospitalized in serious condition after their motorcycle collided with a passenger vehicle.

SGT. Steven Blanco tells CBS7 that an investigation is underway to try and determine who was driving the motorcycle and who was the passenger.

No other injuries were reported at this time.

Stay with CBS7 and cbs7,.com for further updates.

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