SUV Not At Fault For Procession Crash In OKC, OHP Says

Friday, July 3rd 2020, 6:28 am
By: News On 6

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol has released new details on a crash that injured three troopers during the procession for fallen Tulsa police Sergeant Craig Johnson.

Troopers were helping Tulsa police escort Sergeant Johnson's body on the Kilpatrick Turnpike in Oklahoma City when three troopers were thrown off their motorcycles.

OHP now says Trooper Rocky Barnes crashed into an SUV that had pulled over on the shoulder to let the motorcade pass by.

OHP says that cause Barnes to collied with Troopers Steve Eason and Paul Watson.

OHP says the third trooper has internal bleeding, broken bones, and a concussion, but he is expected to survive.

Troopers said the driver of the SUV did not break any laws.

OHP did not say what might have caused Trooper Barnes to clip the SUV.