Woman and infant hospitalized after solo crash in Le Flore Co.

Posted on Tuesday, April 25th, 2023 at 1:50 am    

LE FLORE CO., OK – A nineteen-year-old woman and a nine-month-old infant were injured Friday when their vehicle crashed along a roadway near Wister, reports Poteau Daily News.

The incident happened around 11:15 p.m. on Pocohontas Road, or County Road 138, about a mile away from Wister.

The investigation indicates that the woman’s westbound 2003 Chevy Impala veered off of Pocohontas Road and crashed into a tree.

Medics airlifted the infant in stable condition to a hospital in Tulsa. The baby sustained internal injuries.

The driver of the vehicle also sustained internal injuries, for which she was hospitalized.

Police say the woman was likely intoxicated and unrestrained at the time of the accident.

A full investigation is underway.

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