Driver Wrecks Trying To Avoid Tulsa DUI Checkpoint, Police Say

Sunday, June 25th 2017, 10:20 am
By: News On 6

A driver made an unsafe lane change before a DUI checkpoint leading to a short pursuit with the Oklahoma Highway Patrol overnight.

The man ended up crashing into a new brick mailbox in the 1900 block of North Indianapolis Avenue. He told officers he fled because he thought he had warrants.

The driver was injured and taken to the hospital. He's expected to be arrested for fleeing police and making an unsafe lane change. They did not say whether the he was intoxicated.

A passenger was arrested on drug and paraphernalia charges.