Wrong-way collision on OK-29 near Elmore City kills 1, injures 2

Posted on Wednesday, May 22nd, 2024 at 4:05 am    

GARVIN CO., OK – A wrong-way crash along the highway in Garvin County killed a 40-year-old woman and injured two others Monday, reports KXII 12.

The incident happened around 10 p.m. just east of Elmore City on OK-29.

Police say that for unknown reasons, a driver entered the wrong side of OK-29 and collided with a van.

The driver of the van died during air transport to an area hospital. Authorities identified her as Lacey Tyler.

Medics transported the 57-year-old wrong-way driver, identified as  Jiao Huang, to the hospital in critical condition.

Finally, a 12-year-old girl from the van went to the hospital with leg injuries.

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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