Several Drivers Had A Hard Time Staying On Tulsa Streets Early Tuesday


Tuesday, October 5th 2010, 7:29 am
By: News On 6


NewsOn6.com

TULSA, OKLAHOMA -- Police investigate a rash of early Tuesday morning crashes in which vehicles drove off Tulsa streets and highways.

A driver heading westbound on the Broken Arrow Expressway veered off the highway into a backyard early Tuesday morning.  Tulsa Police say the car ran through a fence before coming to a stop on a home's patio deck. 

The wreck occurred near the 15th Street exit.

The driver of the car was treated at the scene for minor injuries.

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Two people were taken to a Tulsa hospital early Tuesday morning after a wreck on 41st Street North near Lewis.

Tulsa Police say a man driving home from celebrating his birthday lost control of the car, driving off the road and crashing into the brush.

He and a female passenger were both injured. No other cars were involved.

Police are investigating whether alcohol played a role in the crash.

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A woman driving a dual wheel pickup truck ran off the street near 33rd and 93rd East Avenue and struck a brick flowerbed.

The pickup truck then struck a truck parked in a driveway.

Tulsa Police say the driver got out and left the scene on foot. Officers say she called a relative and told them she did not know where she was.

The relative found her and took her back to the crash scene.

Police say medical issues may have contributed to the wreck.