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McAlester man injured in accident in Pittsburg County

Written by  Tuesday, 16 May 2017 13:43
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The Oklahoma Highway Patrol where dispatched to one vehicle accident that occurred at approximately 11:10pm on May 15, 2017 on Blanco Road, four miles south of McAlester in Pittsburg County.


According to the report a 1969 Chevrolet Pickup, driven by Jared Holman 31, from McAlester was turning southbound onto Blanco Rd from Wise Rd, accelerated around the curve at a high rate, lost control of the vehicle and struck at tree.


Holman was transported by Pafford EMS to McAlester Regional Health Center and then later, he was transferred by air ambulance to St Francis Hospital in Tulsa where he was listed in serious but stable condition with head injuries.


According to the report
Condition of Driver – Odor of Alcohol Present
Cause of Collision – Unsafe speed

The accident was investigated by OHP and the Pittsburg County Sheriff’s Department.

David Deaton

Digital Editor at Oklahoma Welcome

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