TULSA, Okla. (KFOR) – The Tulsa Police Department says one person is in custody after a series of wrecks injured two people and killed another, before leading authorities on a short chase.
According to TPD, a black sedan entered the intersection at Admiral Blvd. and ran over two people who were in the center median.
The sedan continued and hit a white pickup that was southbound on Yale.
A 33-year-old female pedestrian, who was identified as Samantha Woodson, died at the scene.
The other pedestrian, a 22-year-old male, was transported to a hospital in serious condition.
The driver of the white pickup was also injured and transported to the hospital.
Officials say immediately after the crash, the suspect driving the black sedan sped away from the scene.
“Fortunately, a citizen witnessed the crash and followed the suspect while calling 911,” said TPD. “Officers quickly caught up with the suspect and a short pursuit ensued. With significant damage to the suspect’s car, the pursuit ended at 11th and Sheridan.”
The suspect, who was identified as Latosha Smith, was taken into custody without incident.
Smith was arrested on complaints of first-degree manslaughter, hit-and-run causing death, eluding, registration violation, DUI collision involving great bodily injury, and DUI injury accident.