Traffic accident on US Highway 169 in Tulsa

Tuesday, September 21st 2004, 1:28 pm
By: News On 6

A traffic accident stalled traffic on a busy Tulsa highway Tuesday afternoon. It happened around 1:30 PM on US Highway 169 near 46th Street North.

Witnesses told Tulsa Police a Chevy Malibu traveling southbound, crossed the center median and started to roll over. A red Dodge Neon traveling in the opposite direction tried to avoid hitting the car, but couldn't stop in time and crashed into the Malibu.

The driver of the Malibu was taken to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries. The driver of the Neon was not injured.

Tulsa Police aren't sure what went wrong , but say alcohol may have been a factor in the accident.