The Woodward News

Local News

August 17, 2012

One taken to hospital following 2-vehicle wreck

Woodward, Okla. — One person was taken to the hospital following a 2-vehicle accident at the intersection of 5th St. and Oklahoma Ave. around noon on Friday, Aug. 17.

The unidentified man was driving a white Ford pickup when he collided with a Hummer H3, which was driven by Denise Carter, of Arizona.

Carter told The News that she was traveling westbound on Oklahoma Ave. when the white pickup attempted to make a left turn from the eastbound lanes of Oklahoma onto 5th St. in front of her.

"I swerved and stomped on my brakes and I thought I had missed him, but he caught my front end," Carter said as she pointed toward the damage on the front passenger side of her vehicle.

The impact of the collision tore off her front passenger side fender, which lay in the street alongside a front end guard, which was also broken off one of the vehicles.

After hitting her front end, Carter said the pickup "hooked around," spinning the vehicle almost 180 degrees as it jumped a curve and drove onto a nearby lot of land before coming to a stop.

After officers arrived on scene to investigate the accident, Woodward County EMS was called to come check on Carter and tend to the driver of the white pickup, who was eventually loaded onto an ambulance and taken to Woodward Regional Hospital for treatment.  Details about his injuries are unknown.

After her examination by EMS, Carter told The News, "I'm okay, I'm a little shook up and my knee hurts from trying to jerk out of the way, but I don't need to go to the hospital or anything."

A police report was not immediately available.

 

1
Text Only
Local News
  • Tulsa man looking for military friend

    There are times in everyone's life when you think back and wonder whatever happened to those old friends from your past.

    July 23, 2014

  • Zoning change approved by commission

    Monday night Woodward city commissioners unanimously approved a zoning change that was contested by one local man who was protesting because he wants the neighborhood to continue its residential growth.

    July 23, 2014

  • Tangier Reunion set for Saturday, Sunday

    When Barbara (Allison) Merwin thinks back to the years she spent in the classrooms of Tangier High School, it takes a few moments for her to recall how school life was 60 years ago.

    July 23, 2014

  • Traveler Majors take regional opener

    ALVA - The Traveler Majors continued their strong Connie Mack playoff showing at Northwestern Oklahoma State University Tuesday.

    July 22, 2014

  • County OKs road use agreement

    Woodward County Commissioners on Monday approved a final version of a road use agreement between a energy company planning a wind turbine construction project near southeast Woodward County.

    July 22, 2014

  • Camp to show art is everywhere

    The Woodward Arts Theatre will become a recycling plant next week.

    July 22, 2014

  • Fairview Wrangler Rodeo turns 50 this year

    Western fun continues in Northwest Oklahoma as the Fairview Wrangler’s hosting their 50th annual rodeo.

    July 22, 2014

  • Common Core repeal has educators worried

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — With the Legislature's repeal of tough, new English and math standards known as Common Core, education leaders said they're concerned Oklahoma students will fall further behind their counterparts in more than 40 state which have implemented the standards.

    July 22, 2014

  • web1.jpg Travelers win Connie Mack state championship

    Down 2-0 and down to their final three outs, the Traveler Majors delivered a championship rally in the seventh inning Sunday.

    July 20, 2014 9 Photos

  • Hearing set on rezoning

    City commissioners will tackle rezoning items and a licensing agreement amendment Monday evening at the regularly scheduled meeting of the City of Woodward and Woodward Municipal Authority.

    July 20, 2014