Serious crash on I-44 sends multiple people to the hospital

Serious crash on I-44 sends multiple people to the hospital
Source: KSWO

H.E. Bailey Turnpike, OK (TNN) - UPDATE: A serious crash in Comanche County on I-44 Saturday morning sent four people to the hospital.

It happened just before 10 o’clock Saturday morning roughly one mile east of Fletcher.

According to a report released by OHP, the Jeep Grand Cherokee was heading west on I-44 when the vehicle departed the roadway and rolled over.

Officials noted that at the time of the crash the driver’s condition was sleepy and no one was wearing seat-belts. All four occupants were ejected from the vehicle.

The 35-year-old female driver from Witchita Falls was transported by Survival Flight to OU Medical Center where she was admitted in serious condition. The passengers, a 52-year-old female from Burkburnett and two 17-year-old girls, were taken to Comanche County Memorial Hospital by ambulances. They were all admitted in fair condition.

Original Story

We are working to learn this morning about a serious crash on the H.E. Bailey Turnpike (Interstate 44) north of Lawton.

The crash was reported near mile marker 62 on the interstate at around 9:30 a.m. The crash is around halfway between Elgin and Chickasha.

According to radio traffic, at least two people inside the car were ejected during the crash.

Three ambulances and a medical helicopter were called to the scene to assist.

Our crews are headed that way. We will provide updates as we learn new information.

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