1 killed, 2 injured after head-on crash on Hwy 62 in Lincoln County
Posted on Sunday, April 24th, 2022 at 10:35 pm
PRAGUE, OK (LINCOLN COUNTY) – An elderly woman was killed and another two people were injured in a collision on Highway 62 in Lincoln County on Friday, according to information from KFOR News.
The crash happened near Prague and South 3560 Road on Hwy 62 at about 1:47 p.m., after the driver of a 2002 GMC Envoy SUV, 79-year-old Prague resident Joan H. Marlowe, went off the left side of the westbound highway.
Marlowe went into the eastbound lanes of traffic, where she collided head-on with a 2018 Chevrolet Colorado pickup truck being driven by an 85-year-old man from Paden.
The impact caused the pickup truck to overturn multiple times and sent it 30 feet from the side of the roadway.
Marlowe was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver of the Colorado was airlifted to the hospital in Tulsa to receive treatment for critical injuries, including those to the head, arm, leg, and torso.
A passenger in the Colorado, a 90-year-old woman from Paden, was taken to the hospital in Oklahoma City, also with multiple critical injuries.
Authorities continue to investigate the crash at this time.
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 City 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.