Alleged impaired driver fatally strikes another vehicle on Pennsylvania Ave

Posted on Thursday, October 28th, 2021 at 2:46 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A fatal collision involving an alleged impaired driver was reported on Pennsylvania Ave near I-40 Monday, according to News on 6.

According to the police, Craig Weeks was driving on Pennsylvania Ave when he ran a red light and struck a vehicle operated by Timothy Cotton, 49. The impact from the collision flipped one of the vehicles on its side.

One of the officers at the scene of the accident said he smelled alcohol on Week’s breath. The police arrested Weeks and booked him into the Oklahoma County jail for DUI, failure to stop a red light, and first-degree manslaughter.

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