9 children sent to hospital after van overturns in Logan County
Posted on Friday, June 17th, 2022 at 8:14 pm
LOGAN COUNTY, OK — Nine children injured Thursday afternoon when a van being used by the Hope House non-profit rolled over on Prairie Grove Road near Guthrie, according to Guthrie News Page.
The accident happened between Kelley Avenue and Santa Fe Road at around 2:00 p.m.
Details remain limited at this time, but some child passengers told investigators the driver was going at a high rate of speed on the dirt roadway before the van overturned.
According to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, nine children were transported to multiple different hospitals in Oklahoma City. Four were taken to OU Medical Center, two were transported to Integris, and three went to Children’s Hospital.
One other child was flown by a medical helicopter. Officials did not confirm whether that child was the patient whose arm became trapped under the vehicle after the window broke during the rollover. Guthrie Fire crews use Jaws of Life tools to extricate the child from the wreckage.
It was unclear how many children were in the van at the time of the crash, but officials indicated not all the victims sustained serious injuries.
An adult driver was said to have not required transport.
An investigation by the OHP remains ongoing.
This information is presented as a way to help keep our community safer and is not meant to be taken as legal advice. However, the Oklahoma car accident attorneys at the Abel Law Firm have helped clients secure financial compensation for their medical bills, lost wages, and other expenses. If you or someone you love has been injured in an accident involving another vehicle, contact us today for a free consultation.