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Wrong-Way Tulsa Driver Misses Hitting Police Car, Crashes Into Pole

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About 12:30 a.m. Friday, police said a man left the Fontana Shopping Center going north in the southbound lanes of Memorial Road. About 12:30 a.m. Friday, police said a man left the Fontana Shopping Center going north in the southbound lanes of Memorial Road.
He almost collided with a Tulsa Public Schools police car, while driving the wrong way, but later smashed into a pole. He almost collided with a Tulsa Public Schools police car, while driving the wrong way, but later smashed into a pole.
Witnesses held the driver at the scene until Tulsa police arrived. Witnesses held the driver at the scene until Tulsa police arrived.
He was arrested on suspicion of DUI. He was arrested on suspicion of DUI.

A man is in jail after almost colliding with a Tulsa Public Schools police car, driving the wrong way and smashing into a pedestrian light pole.

About 12:30 a.m. Friday, police said a man left the Fontana Shopping Center going north in the southbound lanes of Memorial Road.

The driver nearly hit a TPS officer head-on.

The TPS officer followed the driver west on 41st Street, then south on 74th East Avenue. The man made a U-turn and hit the curb and pedestrian pole.

He was held at the scene until Tulsa police arrived.

He was arrested on suspicion of DUI.

 

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