Will Rogers Turnpike Accident
Saturday, October 2nd 2004, 5:43 PM CDT
A Glenpool teenager and a Broken Arrow woman are dead this evening after their vehicle ran head-on into a pickup truck early this morning.
Troopers say the women apparently entered the Will Rogers Turnpike from the Creek Turnpike headed in the wrong direction at about three o'clock this morning. They crashed into a pickup carrying three people from Missouri. A man, woman and boy in the truck were all taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries 19-year old Alicia Page and 23-year old Breanna Mitchell were both killed.
Troopers say traffic was backed up for miles and it took a couple of hours to get both lanes back open.