Blackwell man airlifted to Wichita hospital

Ponca City Now - March 15, 2016 3:34 pm

An 81-year-old Blackwell man was injured in a two-vehicle collision about 8 a.m. Tuesday morning at State Highway 11 and county road P Street, 1.5 miles east of Blackwell.

Elmer K. Jeffries, 81, was airlifted by Eagle Med to Wesley Medical Center in Wichita and admitted in stable condition with a head injury, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported.

Jeffries was driving a 2007 Lincoln four-door. He was stopped at a stop sign on P Street and a 1996 GMC Yukon driven by a Mathew R Emerine, 25, of Blackwell was eastbound on State Highway 11, the Highway Patrol reported. The patrol said Jeffries pulled into the path of Emerine’s vehicle.

Jeffries was pinned for about 30 minutes, the Highway Patrol reported.

The patrol said the investigation of the accident is continuing.

 

Latest Stories

OCPD Identifies Officer Killed in Early Morning Crash on I-44

OKLAHOMA CITY – An Oklahoma City police officer was killed off duty in a crash early Thursday morning in...

Homecoming Parade is Thursday, Game Friday in Ponca City

The annual Po-Hi Homecoming parade will be held on Thursday, September 29 beginning at 6:00 pm....

Final Ponca City Arts & Humanities Council Music in the Garden 2022 is Thursday

Week #4 of Music in the Garden 2022 is Thursday, September 29 at the Cann Memorial...