Man Hospitalized After Being Thrown From Car

Friday, October 13th 2006, 8:17 am
By: News On 6

An unusual accident sends one person to the hospital and lands another man in the Tulsa County jail.

It happened shortly before 10 PM Thursday near 4th & Peoria. Tulsa Police say the driver of a car was speeding when he hit the railroad tracks. It threw a passenger in the back seat out of a front window and into the street. The driver ran off on foot. He was arrested with the help of a canine officer.

A passenger in the front seat was not hurt. The man who was injured is in his 40's. He was transported in critical condition to St. John Medical Center.