Ponca City residents in personal injury collision in Osage County
Team Radio Marketing Group - May 15, 2021 8:14 am
The Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported that a personal injury collision occurred at about 6:56 p.m. Friday at the intersection of U.S. Highway 60 and S McCord Road, about 2 miles east of Ponca City, OK in Osage County.
The patrol said the accident involved a 2005 Harley Davidson driven by Dustin Gibson (SIC), 22, of Ponca City, OK. Gibson was transported by Ponca City EMS to AllianceHeath Ponca City, where he was admitted in good condition with leg injuries.
A passenger on Gibson’s vehicle, Mckayla Mitchell (SIC), 21, of Ponca City, OK was transported by Ponca City EMS to AllianceHeath Ponca City then by Medflight to St Johns Medical Center in Tulsa, OK, where she was admitted in critical condition with head injuries.
The second vehicle involved was a 2015 Toyota RAV4 driven by Donald Wallace (SIC), 80, of Ponca City, OK. Neither he nor passenger Wanda Wallace (SIC), 78 of Ponca City, OK were injured in the collision.
A third vehicle was on the scene, though the Highway Patrol’s report labels it a “non-contact vehicle” and no information has been provided about its make and model, a driver, or passengers.
The Highway Patrol’s report stated that all three vehicles were eastbound on US-60. Wallace’s vehicle prepared to turn south on McCord road with the third vehicle behind. Gibson’s vehicle crossed the marked no passing centerline to overtake the third vehicle. Wallace’s vehicle turned south. Gibson’s vehicle struck Wallace’s vehicle. Seatbelts were equipped and in use in Wallace’s vehicle. Airbags were also equipped in Wallace’s vehicle, but did not deploy. Helmets were not in use by Gibson or Mitchell. The condition of both drivers is reported to have been apparently normal. The cause of the collision is attributed to improper overtaking at an intersection.
Investigated by Trooper Regnier #219 of the Osage county detachment of Troop K, Trooper Crompton #851 of Troop K, Osage County Sheriff’s Office, McCord Volunteer Fire Department, Ponca City Fire Department, Ponca City EMS, and Medflight.
This report is based upon the trooper’s investigation of this collision. It may contain the opinion of the trooper.