Toddler Dies After Turnpike Crash
SAPULPA, OK -- A toddler dies after a Monday afternoon crash on the Turner Turnpike.
The Oklahoma Highway Patrol reports 2-year-old Nakayla N. Buford of Muskogee died from injuries she sustained in the wreck.
Troopers say the child was a passenger in a car driven by 22-year-old Brittney Buford of Muskogee. Buford was driving westbound on the turnpike in the outside lane when she tried to turnaround in a cut through. She was struck by another vehicle which was westbound in the inside lane.
Nakayla Buford and another passenger were ejected from the vehicle. A third was trapped in the wreckage. Three others were treated and released. A 7-month-old baby in the car was not injured.
The driver of the second vehicle was not hurt.
The crash was near mile marker 219 which is between Sapulpa and Kellyville.