Injury Wreck Causes Big Backup On Highway 62 Near Fort Gibson
FORT GIBSON, Oklahoma - Medical helicopters responded to a wreck on Highway 62 near Fort Gibson Thursday evening. News On 6 Storm Tracker J.D. McManus said the wreck took place around 4:45 p.m.
The wreck was in the eastbound lanes, but traffic was shutdown in both directions.
A witness said a young man in a black pickup was westbound when he suddenly turned, going across the center median and hitting a white utilities truck head on.
Oklahoma Highway Patrol said Dylan Harmon crossed the center median for an unknown reason and hit a pickup driven by Steven Spencer of Tahlequah.
Harmon, an 18-year-old Hulbert resident, was taken by medical helicopter to a Tulsa hospital where he was said to be stable with head, arm and internal injuries. Spencer, 54, was also taken by medical helicopter to Tulsa with leg and internal injuries. He was said to be stable.
The wreck is under investigation.