Derall Garrett, 64, and Taves Garrett, 66, of Pagosa Springs, Colo. were both seriously injured Monday morning in a single vehicle accident 23 miles southeast of Woodward.

According to the Oklahoma High Patrol, Derall Garrett, the driver of a 2006 Ford truck that was pulling a utility trailer, was going southeast on U.S. 270 when the vehicle drove over a slick spot on the roadway and lost control. The vehicle ran off the left side of the road and the utility trailer then jack-knifed. The vehicle then ran through a fence, rolled two and three quarters times and came to a rest on the driver’s side.

Derall Garrett was pinned on the driver’s side of the vehicle for approximately one hour according to the OHP.

Derall Garrett was admitted to the Woodward Regional Hospital with head and trunk internal injuries and listed in critical condition. Garrett was later transferred to Oklahoma University Medical Center where he is still listed in critical condition.

Taves Garrett was admitted to the Woodward Memorial Hospital with head, leg, and trunk internal injuries where she is currently listed in stable condition and is awaiting to be medi-flighted to Oklahoma University Medical Center.

According to the OHP, seatbelts were in use by both the driver and passenger.

The accident was investigated by Trooper Steve Nightengale. He was assisted by the Seiling Police Department, Seiling Fire Department, Seiling EMS, and the Woodward County Sheriff’s Office.

The accident happened around 6:30 a.m.

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