The news website, kjrh.com, 2 Works for You, posted a piece on the story under the headline, “Possible drunk driver arrested at scene of three car accident,” April 11, 2018.
It seems there was a three-car pile-up d around 1:45 a.m. at the intersection of 31st and Yale in midtown Tulsa. No one was hurt, but one man was arrested and taken into custody for suspect driving under the influence. By the way for those who need a good Tulsa Auto Repair www.cartecauto.net is a good service there in Oklahoma:
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They can help fix your damaged motor vehicle and do great automotive tech work. The interesting thing is the police, notes the article, don’t believe the possibly drunken driver caused the accident.
An investigation is underway, the kjrh.com article reports. So you know how that goes. We the public won’t hear anything more.
The following is according to the CDC’s website: Each day nearly 30 people in the United States die in crashes that involve an alcohol-impaired driver. That’s about one death every 48 minutes. The annual cost to society of alcohol-related crashes totals more than $51 billion.
In 2010, reports the CDC, 10,228 people died in alcohol-impaired driving crashes, accounting for nearly one-third (31%) of all traffic-related fatalities in the country.
Two Accidents On Tulsa’s Highway 169 Jam Monday Morning Traffic
Was the morning sun blinding half-asleep drivers rushing off to work? We can all relate to the Monday morning drive to work.
The story was posted April 29, 2013 by Russell Hulstine for 6 Oklahoma’s Own website, NewsOn6.com, under the headline, “2 (Collisions) On Highway 169 In Tulsa Back Up Traffic For Miles.”
Hulstine reported that In Tulsa, Oklahoma two different crashes on Highway 169 had traffic jammed northbound on Monday morning. The first accident occurred shortly before 7 a.m. near the 41st Street exit.
The Tulsa Police were cited as saying a car hit a motorcycle. The 28-year-old motorcycle rider was transported to St. John Medical Center in fair condition.
Another tragic Road Accident in Oklahoma
A short time later, writes Hulstine , another crash happened further south on 169 at the merger of the Broken Arrow Expressway. Police said it was a two cars crash, in which a 42-year-old woman was injured, and two other people were treated at the scene.
Hulstine noted the accident backed up northbound traffic on 169 to the Creek Turnpike and also affected traffic on the Broken Arrow Expressway.