A Broken Arrow man is injured Monday after a semi truck strikes the the vehicle he was driving on Will Rogers Turnpike in Craig County.
According to Oklahoma Highway Patrol, a semi-truck, driven by Robert Beaver, 51, of Lawton, OK departed the roadway at mile marker 282 westbound near Big Cabin and overcorrected to the left. When he overcorrected, he struck the center wall and came to a stop in the westbound lane.
70-year-old Broken Arrow resident, Robert Lowery, was driving in the westbound lane in his 2013 Honda Ridgeline. In an effort to avoid a collision with the semi truck, Lowery swerved right, departed the roadway, struck the ditch and became airborne approximately 45 feet before coming to a rest.
Mr. Lowery was taken by ambulance to a Tulsa hospital where he was admitted with head and trunk injuries.
The driver of the semi-truck refused treatment at the scene.
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