Texting believed cause of early morning accident

News
This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.


OKLAHOMA CITY — A child is in the hospital recovering after an accident early this morning. It happened just after 1:00 am when Oklahoma City police and rescue crews were called to southbound I-44 and S.W. 29th after the accident.

According to police, a woman driving southbound had a blow out and was driving slow trying to get to a gas station. That’s when a man driving southbound in a truck slammed into the back of the car.

A child in the back seat of the car had to be transported to a local hospital with possible back injuries.

Police believe the man driving the truck was texting on his phone at the time of the wreck and was cited for inattentive driving.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Latest News

More News

National News

More National

Washington D.C.

More Washington

Your Local Election HQ

More Your Local Election HQ

Daily Oklahoma Coronavirus Data

Trending

Contact In Your Corner Team

Latest News

More News

KFOR Digital Originals

More Digital Original

Follow @KFOR on Twitter