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June 19, 2013

Collision with semi in Rogers County sends mother and son to Tulsa hospital

CLAREMORE —

 

A two-vehicle collision involving a semi truck in Rogers County sent a mother and son from Hulbert to a Tulsa hospital Wednesday morning.

Rocky Walker, 41, Hulbert, was driving a 2013 Ford Fiesta westbound near US412 and 265th E. Ave. shortly before 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, according to Oklahoma Highway Trooper Matt Logsdon.

Traveling with Walker was his mother, Lennel Walker, 62, also of Hulbert.

As Walker was attempting to turn left, he failed to yield from a posted yield sign and was struck by a second vehicle, a 1985 Peterbilt Semi pulling a 53-foot Hopper Bottom trailer, driven by Mark Mitchell,  Pawnee, according to the trooper’s report.

Upon the collision, Walker’s vehicle departed the road to the left before coming to a rest in the median. The semi departed the roadway to the right, overturning onto the driver’s side.

Rocky Walker was transported by Pafford EMS to St. Francis Hospital in Tulsa, where he was treated and released with minor injuries. 

Lennel Walker also was transported to St. Francis Hospital by way of Pafford EMS, where she was admitted in critical but stable condition with head, trunk internal, and trunk external injuries.

Mitchell, 38, refused treatment at the scene.

Both drivers and the passenger were wearing their seatbelts at the time of the collision.

Trooper Logsdon is with the Rogers County Detachment of the Oklahoma Highway Patrol.

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