Wrong way driver on OK 3 injures at least 6
Posted on Tuesday, August 3rd, 2021 at 2:50 pm
STONEWALL, OK – A wrong-way collision on OK-3 injured half a dozen people Saturday, according to The Ada News.
Multiple agencies, including OHP, the Pontotoc County sheriff’s Department, the Coal County Sheriff’s Department, the Stonewall Fire Department, and the Tupelo Fire Department, responded to the accident.
Miranda Fair, 18, was driving east in a Honda when she strayed into the westbound lane and collided with a GMC pickup truck operated by Brenden Jackson, 24.
Fair had one passenger at the time of the crash, a 17-year-old male. Firefighters with the Ada Fire Department used the Hurst tool to rescue them from their vehicle, which had pinned them inside it for about 20 minutes.
The male was hospitalized in critical condition with injuries to his head, leg, and trunk. Fair was treated and released from Mercy Hospital Ada.
Jackson’s pickup truck was occupied by two juvenile females, ages 13 and 7, and a juvenile male, 5. All three passengers were hospitalized. The 13-year-old was taken to OU Medical Center with leg injuries. The other two juveniles, as well as Jackson, were released from the hospital after receiving treatment.
Everyone involved in the wreck was wearing their seatbelts at the time of the collision.
The exact time and precise location of the crash is unclear at this time. Investigators are working to discover the cause of the collision.
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.