EMSA Transports Three To Tulsa Hospital Following Highway 169 Wreck

Saturday, September 18th 2010, 3:33 pm
By: News On 6


TULSA, Oklahoma -- A five vehicle pile-up Saturday afternoon on U.S. Highway 169 near 41st Street backed up traffic for miles.

The accident happened at about 2:00 p.m.

Officers with the Tulsa Police Department say a dump truck rear-ended a car, triggering a chain reaction.

Officers say two cars caught fire. Everyone was able to escape without getting burned. 

However, EMSA reports they transported three people to a Tulsa hospital in fair condition. Two people refused treatment at the scene.

Police closed the southbound lanes of Highway 169 for a short time, causing traffic to be backed up.