Traffic Accidents

Friday, April 25th 2008, 7:34 am
By: News On 6

At least three traffic accidents overnight keep local law enforcement busy. 

An overnight accident in Tulsa leaves a woman hospitalized. The accident happened on U.S. Highway 75 at 41st Street, just before midnight.

Tulsa Police say a woman driving a yellow pickup truck was southbound on the highway when she left the roadway.

The pickup truck hit a light pole and then a tree, cutting the truck in half.

No one else was hurt.

Another accident overnight, this north of the city in Tulsa County sends an 18-year-old driver to a Tulsa hospital.

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says the driver was on his way to Collinsville when he left the roadway at 126th Street North and Memorial and hit a tree around 12:40 a.m. Friday.

OHP troopers says the victim's injuries are not life threatening.

And two people are arrested overnight after an accident in downtown Tulsa.

The driver of a Jeep lost control and ran over a couple of small trees before hitting a building near 16th & Main shortly after 2 a.m. Friday.

The driver was arrested for DUI. His passenger was also arrested for public intoxication.