Handicap-Accessible Van Stolen From Tulsa Hospital - NewsOn6.com - Tulsa, OK - News, Weather, Video and Sports - KOTV.com |

News: Crime

Handicap-Accessible Van Stolen From Tulsa Hospital Parking Garage

Posted: Updated:
Security cameras say it was taken around 9:30 in the morning. Security cameras say it was taken around 9:30 in the morning.
TULSA, Oklahoma -

A family is upset after discovering their handicap accessible van was stolen from a Tulsa hospital parking garage Tuesday.

Jeanne Parks said her brother Jeff had been staying at Hillcrest Medical Center with their brother Joe, who is a quadriplegic. She said when Jeff went to the parking garage Tuesday morning their handicap accessible van was missing.

"It just makes me sick. He's been in here fighting for his life off and on for 39 years, and this is his only way to leave this hospital, he can't even leave this hospital without this van, or an ambulance to take him home, he's not able. With this van he can actually drive, even though he's a quadriplegic." Parks said.

She said the van was taken from the third floor in the parking garage. She said security cameras show it was taken around 9:30 a.m.

Parks described the van as, "A 1994 Chevrolet full-sized handicapped accessible van with hydraulic wheelchair lift. Tag number 761-AQP. It's pewter gray in color, with one dent in the back door."

The security footage of the theft has not been released.

This is not the first handicap accessible van that has been taken from the Hillcrest Medical Center's parking garage this month.

On May 1, 2014 a Pawnee County couple discovered their wheelchair-accessible van was stolen.

5/1/2014 Related Story: Senior Citizens' Wheelchair-Accessible Van Stolen From Tulsa Hospital

Special Features

Bridge Tracker

How safe are Oklahoma?s bridges? Use Bridge Tracker to find out now.

Fallen Heroes

The News On 6 honors our fallen Oklahoma heroes. View our interactive timeline.

Links

Looking for a website or event you heard mentioned on The News On 6? Find it here!

Murrah Bombing Timeline

Learn more about the events leading up to and following the bombing.

Turnpike Interactive

View a historical road map of Oklahoma's turnpike system.

Live Radar

WARN Interactive

Featured on NewsOn6.com

  • Cold Cases

    Join Lori and local homicide detectives as they search for Cold Case clues.

  • Crime Survival Guide

    What can you do to survive a crime? Find advice for personal safety here.

  • Links

    Looking for a website you heard mentioned on News On 6? Find it here!

Powered by WorldNow
News On 6
303 N. Boston Ave.
Tulsa, OK 74103
TULSA'S OWN TM
GREEN COUNTRY'S OWN TM
Oklahoma's Own Newson6.com is proud to provide Oklahomans with timely and relevant news and information, sharing the stories, pictures and loves of Oklahomans across our great state including Tulsa's Own and Green Country's Own.
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014, WorldNow and KOTV. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.