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.


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