Head-on Saturday night crash kills passenger, injures driver
BY Staff Reports
Monday, December 31, 2012
12/31/12 at 5:53 AM
A head-on collision Saturday night in the 6300 block of South Peoria Avenue left one person dead and another in critical condition, according to police reports.
Police said they suspected alcohol was involved.
Tulsa Police Sgt. Mark Mears said police were called about 11:30 p.m. and found a passenger dead at the scene.
The driver was transported to St. Francis Hospital in critical condition, Mears said.
Witnesses reported a third occupant fled the scene, Mears said.
Police said the vehicle, a small, white car, went left of center and drove into oncoming traffic. The driver of the vehicle the car hit was transported to St. John Medical Center, but was "not seriously injured," according to police reports.
The names of the person killed and those injured were not immediately available.