Driver Suspected Of DUI Causes 3-Vehicle Crash After Driving Wrong Way
TULSA, Oklahoma - A three-vehicle crash sent four people to the hospital early Saturday morning after a woman suspected of driving under the influence was driving the wrong way near downtown, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol said.
The crash happened at about 1:34 a.m. near I-244 at Pittsburg Avenue when 20-year-old Megan Hobbs' 1998 Ford Ranger was traveling eastbound in the westbound lanes and struck 40-year-old John Holata's 2004 Dodge Ram head-on, troopers said.
Right after that collision, troopers said Cheryl Hopkins, 61, struck Holata's Dodge on the roadway.
Troopers said Hobbs was pinned for nearly 22 minutes and Holata and his passenger were pinned for about 14 minutes before they were all removed by Tulsa Firefighters with the jaws of life.
The cause of the collision Hobbs driving under the influence, the OHP report states.
Three of those hospitalized had severe injuries, troopers said.