Child Critical After Car Hits Work Truck Parked Along Highway 75 In North Tulsa


Wednesday, September 11th 2013, 9:29 am
By: News On 6


Police say four people have been taken to the hospital after a two-vehicle crash on Highway 75 near 36th Street North.

EMSA says a 3-year-old child was transported in critical condition.

A woman driving a car hit a trash crew truck parked on the side of the highway.

Police say the crew was picking up trash along the highway ahead of a mowing crew, and the truck had its hazard lights on.

EMSA reports a 25-year-old woman was taken to the hospital in fair condition.

Police say the 3-year-old child in the back of the car was restrained in a child seat.

Two of the crew members were taken to be evaluated but are expected to be okay. EMSA says the two men transported were 53 and 57 years old, respectively.

The Tulsa Fire Department, Tulsa Police and the Oklahoma Highway Patrol responded to the crash. Traffic was backed up for several miles during early morning traffic.