Wreck Closes Southbound 169 In Owasso

Friday, April 8th 2016, 3:49 pm
By: News On 6

A woman was badly hurt in a wreck on Highway 169 in Owasso.

The wreck happened near 76th Street North around 2:30 p.m.

Deputy Chief of Police Jason Woodruff said officers closed southbound 169 and all southbound traffic was being diverted onto 86th Street North.

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The crash involved three vehicles. Police said an Escalade and a car were headed south when the drivers started slowing down because of the Bird Creek bridge construction project. According to police, a pickup truck then hit the car and the Escalade. 

The woman driving the car was in critical condition when paramedics took her to a hospital. Police said she was alert and talking to rescuers. 

They haven't released the conditions of the other two drivers.

Police reopened the southbound lanes just before 4 p.m.