January 15, 2014

Weekend wrecks injure several

January 15, 2014

PRYOR, OK — Pryor Times

Several people were injured in wrecks over the weekend, according to reports from the Oklahoma Highway Patrol.

Two Jay teenagers were taken to Tulsa hospitals after a wreck on Highway 412 northeast of Locust Grove.

The 17-year-old male driver was transported by Mayes Emergency Services Trust Authority and admitted with head injuries. The female passenger, also 17, was lifeflighted to Tulsa and admitted with head, arm, leg and internal and external trunk injuries. Both were listed in good condition.

According to OHP, the 1999 Pontiac Grand Am was traveling eastbound when it left the roadway and struck a tree.

Seatbelts were not in use and alcohol played a factor in the collision, according to the report.

Another single-vehicle accident near Pryor sent two people to the hospital.

OHP reported that the driver, Sean Thompson, 28, attempted to pass another vehicle on County Road S429, when he lost control of the 2007 Ford Mustang and left the road striking a tree.

He was transported by MESTA to a Tulsa hospital and admitted in stable condition with head injuries.

The passenger, Jessica Fulmer, 24, was also transported to Tulsa by ambulance and admitted with head injuries.

Seatbelts were not in use by either party.

In Delaware County, a single car accident sent two to the hospital. A second passenger was uninjured.

According to OHP reports, Kelly Walker, 32, was traveling westbound on Highway 20 in a 1996 Ford SUV.

The vehicle was traveling too fast for road conditions, which still had some ice and snow.

Walker lost control and left the road, her vehicle overturning before coming to rest on its wheels. Walker was not wearing a seatbelt and was ejected from the vehicle.

She was transported by Air Evac to Tulsa and was admitted with head and trunk internal injuries.

An 11-year-old passenger  was transported by Grove EMS to Grove Hospital where she was treated and released. A six-year-old male passenger was not injured.

Both passengers were wearing seatbelts.


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