Texas man injured in Monday morning accident in Kay County

Ponca City Now - May 9, 2016 8:51 am

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol reports a Texas man was injured in a Kay County accident Monday morning on Interstate 35, a mile south and a mile wst of Braman.

A 2004 Ford pickup, driven by Raul Saldana Perez, 31, of Lancaster, Texas, was northbound when it departed the roadway to the left, struck the cable barrier and rolled 1 3/4 times, coming to rest on the passenger side, the Patrol reported. The trooper said Perez fell asleep.

Perez was transported by ambulance to the landing pad at the Blackwell hospital, then transferred by AirEvac to Wesley Medical Center in Wichita, Kansas, where he was admitted in stable condition with head and trunk injuries, the Patrol reported.


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