Overnight Tulsa Area Traffic Accidents

Monday, March 2nd 2009, 7:55 am
By: News On 6


TULSA, OK -- A two car accident early Monday sends one man to a Tulsa hospital and a second man to the Tulsa County jail.

Tulsa Police say the accident happened on South Sheridan at the BA Expressway when police say the driver of a car made a U-turn in front of a pickup truck.

The pickup truck driver tried to stop, but hit the passenger side of the car.

The driver of the car ran off, but was arrested in a nearby parking lot. He was jailed for suspicion of DUI.

His passenger will be okay.

The driver of the pickup truck was not hurt.

In Sand Springs, a woman escaped serious injury when she flipped her car overnight.

Sand Springs Police say she was on a service road at 129th West Avenue and state Highway 64 when her car didn't make the curve and her vehicle lost control.

Police say the woman's car hit a guy wire for a utility pole, causing the car to rollover.

EMSA treated the woman at the scene. Police say she is expected to be okay.