Police Officer Injured In Overnight Traffic Accident

Monday, April 30th 2007, 6:14 am
By: News On 6

A Tulsa Police officer is sent to the hospital after a car accident overnight. It happened about 1 a.m. Monday at 15th and Boston. The police officer was westbound on 15th Street when another driver hit him in the intersection.

Tulsa Police say the police officer’s injuries are not life threatening.

The other driver, identified as 45-year-old James Heckenkemper, failed a field sobriety test and was taken to the Tulsa County jail. He was booked into jail on complaints of DUI and failure to stop at a red light.