Sleepy driver hits culvert near Tonkawa

Ponca City Now - April 19, 2015 7:49 am

Accident report from the Oklahoma Highway Patrol

NEXT OF KIN NOTIFIED.

COLLISION OCCURRED AT 0112 HOURS ON 4-19-15 AT I35 NORTHBOUND MILE MARKER 207 NEAR TONKAWA, OKLAHOMA.

VEHICLE 1: 2014 FORD TRUCK, DRIVEN BY HERIBERTO GARCIA-GARCIA (SIC), AGE 20, HISPANIC MALE OF SULIVAN CITY, TX, REFUSED TREATMENT ON SCENE.

PASSENGER 1: JUAN AGUILAR, AGE 21, HISPANIC MALE OF SULIVAN CITY TX, REFUSED TREATMENT ON SCENE.

PASSENGER 2: JOSEA GARCIA, AGE 30, HISPANIC MALE OF MISSION, TX. TRANSPORTED BY TONKAWA EMS TO BLACKWELL ER, THEN FLOWN VIA EAGLEMED TO WESLEY HOSPITAL IN WICHITA, KANSAS, ADMITTED IN STABLE CONDITION WITH TRUNK INTERNAL INJURIES.

WHAT HAPPENED: VEHICLE 1 DEPARTED THE ROADWAY TO THE LEFT. VEHICLE 1 TRAVELLED ALONG ROADSIDE 300 FEET AND IMPACTED A CULVERT. VEHICLE 1 ROLLED MULTIPLE TIMES AND CAME TO A REST UPSIDE DOWN.

SEATBELTS: EQUIPPED/ IN USE BY ALL OCCUPANTS
AIRBAGS: EQUIPPED/ ALL DEPLOYED
ROADWAY: 4 LANE/ DIVIDED/ ASPHALT
WEATHER: CLOUDY
PINNED: NONE
EJECTED: NONE

COMMERCIAL DOT: NONE

CONDITION OF DRIVER: TIRED
CAUSE OF COLLISION: FELL ASLEEP

"THIS REPORT IS BASED ON THE OFFICER’S INVESTIGATION OF THIS COLLISION. IT MAY CONTAIN THE OPINION OF THE OFFICER."

INVESTIGATED BY TROOPER MALCOLM DEMING K662 OF THE KAY/NOBLE DETACHMENT OF TROOP K, PERRY.
ASSISTED BY TROOPER JASON ROSS K845, TONKAWA EMS AND TONKAWA FIRE DEPARTMENT,

 

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