Three injured in Kay County accident

Ponca City Now - April 11, 2015 8:59 am

***UPDATE*** 12:21 pm

Passenger Bridgette Alexis Coleman has passed away as a result of injuries sustained in the accident


Three people were injured Saturday morning after a 5:15 a.m. collision at U.S. Highway 60 and S Street west of Ponca City.

Alexander Bailey, 21, of Arkansas City, Kan., was driving a 1994 Dodge pickup with Bridgette Alexis Coleman of Ponca City as his passenger.

Bailey was taken by Ponca City EMS to Ponca City Medical Center where he was admitted in fair condition with arm, head, leg and internal and external trunk injuries.

Coleman also was transported to the Ponca City hospital. She was admitted in critical condition with arm, head, leg and internal and external trunk injuries.

The driver of the second vehicle, a 2002 Chevrolet pickup, was Timothy Rutledge, 41, of Blackwell. He also was transported by Ponca City EMS to the Ponca City hospital.

He was treated and released with unknown injuries, according to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol report.

The Highway Patrol reported Bailey was driving northbound on S Street and Rutledge was driving westbound on U.S. 60 when Bailey failed to stop at a stop sign.

Rutledge’s truck collided with the passenger side of Bailey’s truck.


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