Two Early Friday Morning Crashes On Broken Arrow Expressway Investigated

Friday, January 14th 2011, 8:03 am
By: News On 6

TULSA, Oklahoma -- The Broken Arrow Expressway between Memorial and U.S. Highway 169 is back open after two crashes early Friday morning. 

Just after 1 a.m. Tulsa Police responded to a pickup crash near Memorial. 

Officers say a westbound pickup truck struck the center wall causing the truck to come to rest in the inside lane.  The driver was not hurt. 

Police continue to investigate the cause of the crash. 

Just before 3:30 a.m. police say a car struck the rear of a van in the westbound lanes just west of U.S. Highway 169. 

After the impact, the car slide across the highway into the center wall. 

When officers arrived on scene, no one from either vehicle was still around. 

The westbound lanes were close for about an hour while crews cleaned up the wreckage.

After a search for the drivers, police officers found one and wrote him several citations.