Driver airlifted after single-vehicle DUI crash in Ponca City

Posted on Thursday, March 23rd, 2023 at 4:03 am    

PONCA CITY, OK – Medics airlifted a driver Monday morning after their vehicle crashed at a busy intersection in Ponca City, reports KTUL 8.

The incident happened just before 5 a.m. in the area of North 14th Street and East Hartford Avenue, which is just southeast of Alliance Health Ponca City.

The investigation thus far indicates that the victim’s vehicle overturned multiple times after striking a curb and leaving the roadway. The force of the collision threw the driver from the vehicle.

The driver was transported to Saint Francis in Tulsa with undisclosed injuries.

One of two dogs riding in the vehicle died from injuries sustained in the crash.

Police think the driver may have been intoxicated at the time of the accident. A full investigation is underway.

This information is presented as a way to help keep our community safer and is not meant to be taken as legal advice. However, the Oklahoma car accident attorneys at the Abel Law Firm have helped clients secure financial compensation for their medical bills, lost wages, and other expenses. If you or someone you love has been injured in an accident involving another vehicle, contact us today for a free consultation.

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