Personal injury collision in Kay County
Team Radio Marketing Group - August 4, 2018 10:22 am
The Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported a personal injury collision occurred about 6:14 p.m. Friday on US Highway 77, about 7 miles north of Newkirk, OK in Kay County.
The patrol said the accident involved a 2000 Toyota Sienna Van driven by Maranda Coggins (SIC), 27, of Blackwell, OK. Coggins was not injured.
A passenger in Coggins’ vehicle, a juvenile female, 7, of Blackwell, OK was also not injured.
The second vehicle involved was a 2007 Toyota Rav4 SUV driven by Debra Brown (SIC), 62, of Longton, KS. Brown was transported by POV to South Central Kansas Medical Center, where she was treated and released.
A passenger in Brown’s vehicle, Mary Bryant (SIC), 79, of Longton, KS was transported by Newkirk EMS to South Central Kansas Medical Center, where she was admitted with head, trunk internal and leg injuries.
The Highway Patrol’s report stated Coggins’ vehicle was parked awaiting a left turn to go northbound on US 77. Brown’s vehicle was southbound on US 77. Coggins’ vehicle crossed in front of Brown’s vehicle. Brown’s vehicle swerved to attempt to miss Coggins’ vehicle. Brown’s vehicle struck Coggins’ vehicle on the driver side. After impact Coggins’ vehicle rotated clockwise and came to rest in the roadway, while Brown’s vehicle departed the roadway to the left and came to rest in the east ditch of the roadway. Bryant was pinned for approximately 25 minutes and freed by Newkirk EMS. Seatbelts were equipped in both vehicles and in use by everyone but Bryant. The report notes that the condition of both drivers was apparently normal. The cause of the collision is attributed to a failure to yield.