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February 12, 2013

One hurt in single vehicle wreck

Pauls Valley, Oklahoma — A driver behind the wheel after taking some type of medication is believed to have been the cause of a single vehicle accident in far western Garvin County.

No name has yet been released for the driver critically hurt when their vehicle went off an area road late last week.

The accident occurred Friday afternoon, Feb. 8 on state Highway 76.

State troopers reported a motorist was driving a 1985 Nissan pickup truck northbound when it went off the highway at a site about 6 miles south of Lindsay and less than a mile north of Garvin Paint Road.

For an unknown reason the truck went off the roadway to the right, where it struck a guardrail and traveled into a creek bed before coming to rest.

The driver, who was not reported to be wearing seat belts at the time of the accident, was initially transported by Lindsay E.M.S. to Lindsay Municipal Hospital.

The injured person was later airlifted to OU Medical Center in Oklahoma City, where they were admitted in critical condition with a head injury.

An Oklahoma Highway Patrol report concluded the driver was under the influence of medication resulting in “drugs-DUI” being the listed cause of the accident.

Investigating the wreck site was OHP Trooper Doug George of the Garvin County Detachment. Assisting at the scene were Lindsay firefighters.

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