One Driver Injured In Early Tuesday Morning Non-Weather Related Wrecks


Tuesday, January 11th 2011, 7:49 am
By: News On 6


NewsOn6.com

TULSA, Oklahoma -- Two non-weather related crashes in the city of Tulsa early Tuesday morning.

Tulsa Police say at about 1 a.m., the driver of a Jeep was westbound on 41st Street at Garnett when an eastbound pickup truck on 41st turned left in front of the Jeep.

No one was hurt.

Both drivers said they had the proper light. There were no independent witnesses.

At about 4 a.m. Tulsa Police, Fire and EMSA responded to a crash at 67th and Riverside Drive.

The crash sent one man to a Tulsa hospital and closed Riverside Driver for about 30 minutes.

Police said the driver of a Chrysler Sebring may have been intoxicated and was speeding when he left the roadway and hit a tree in the median.

The car hit so hard it knocked the radiator and engine out of the car.

The car continued across the median and came to a stop in the southbound lanes.

A taxicab driver did not see the wrecked car and hit it. The cab driver was not hurt.

The driver of the Sebring was taken to the hospital. There is no word on his condition.