Two Ponca City residents injured in collision near Sand Springs
Team Radio Marketing Group - January 21, 2024 11:09 am
The Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported that a personal injury collision occurred at about 6:20 a.m. on Sunday on US-412, about 0.2 miles west of the intersection of South 209th and West Avenue westbound, which is about 4 miles west of Sand Springs, OK in Tulsa County.
The patrol said the accident involved a 2014 Chevrolet Impala driven by Shaylea Leclair (SIC), 20, of Ponca City. Leclair was transported by EMSA to Saint John Hospital in Tulsa, OK, where she was admitted in critical condition with head, trunk internal, trunk external, arm, and leg injuries.
A passenger in Leclair’s vehicle, Maribella Tello’fax, 20, of Ponca City was transported by EMSA to Saint John Hospital in Tulsa, OK where she was admitted in stable condition with head, arm, and leg injuries.
The Highway Patrol’s report stated that Leclair’s vehicle was travelling westbound on US-412 at a high rate of speed. The vehicle lost control, struck a cable barrier, departed the roadway to the right, and overturned 3 ¼ times before coming to rest. Seatbelts were equipped in the vehicle, but not in use. Airbags were equipped and a side curtain deployed. The report notes that Leclair was eject while the vehicle was rolling and she came to rest 8 feet from the vehicle’s point of rest. The report indicates that Leclair was driving under influence and attributes the cause of the collision to an impaired driver and speeding.
Investigated by Trooper Carlos Zavala #343 and Trooper Russell Cissne #320 of the Tulsa County detachment of Troop B. Assisted by Trooper Ryan Rogers #965 of the Tulsa County Detachment of Troop B, Sand Springs Fire Department, EMSA, and Tulsa County Sheriff’s Office.
This report is based upon the trooper’s investigation of this collision. It may contain the opinion of the trooper.