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Pick Up, ATV Accident Sends Man To The Hospital

Joe Denoyer - September 15, 2016 9:09 pm

According to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol an ATV was struck by a pickup Wednesday morning, sending one man to the hospital.

The accident occurred around 9 a.m. Wednesday about two miles west and 16 miles south of Turpin.

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported a 2004 Honda Foreman 4 ATV being driven by Tony S. Terrell, 79, of Canton Texas, was pulling a small trailer westbound on Beaver County, Road EW26 when he failed to yield at the intersection of County Road NS117.

The Honda then drove in front of a 2011 Toyota Tundra, being driven by Edward P. Fuller III, causing the trailer to be struck by the pickup. The trailer separated from the ATV at impact causing the trailer to travel south coming to rest in the ditch on the west side of County Road NS117.

The ATV spun around causing Terrell, to be thrown off. The Toyota continued southbound before coming to a complete stop in the roadway.

Terrell was transported by Perryton, Texas, EMS to Ochiltree General Hospital. He was later transferred via aircraft to Northwest Texas Hospital in Amarillo. He was admitted there with head and arm injuries. He is listed in stable condition.

Fuller was not injured in the accident.

 

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