Posted: Jan 25, 2021/ 10:38 PM CSTUpdated:
ODESSA, Texas (ABC Big 2/Fox 24)– A local chiropractic doctor had a frightening minute. A vehicle slammed into his Odessa office building after a pursuit over the weekend.
There was a great deal of damage done to the structure at HQ Chiropractic in Odessa however the owner is simply pleased no one got hurt.
“You'll see other police officers in the background there chasing after someone,” said Dr. Benjamin Quiroz, as he saw security video footage of the mishap.
When Dr. Quiroz got here to work on Monday morning, he noticed something really uncommon.
“It was an entire bunch of particles and all of our facade appeared like it had actually tipped over or something,” stated Quiroz. “Some damage was done over the weekend.”
The monitoring video cameras at Quiroz's workplace showed a cars and truck slamming into the front of the building early Sunday morning.
“It turns out that it was the DPS that were on a high-speed chase down 42nd and they left a little ticket in our mailbox which's about it. That's about all I know,” stated Quiroz.
While the automobile wreck triggered significant damage to the outside of the building, Quiroz stated it might of been a lot even worse.
“It could have been throughout the middle of the day when 42nd is full of traffic. This is a residential street. There's a great deal of property cars that come through here and they actually could have. You understand car wrecks kill people,” stated Quiroz.
Despite the damage, Quiroz is still able to operate in his structure. He has some recommendations for others.
“I would state stay home after midnight. Absolutely nothing ever excellent occurs after midnight,” stated Quiroz.
Dr. Quiroz stated the cost to repair all of the damage to his building will be around $30,000.