Tragic, Deadly Truck Accident Near Big Cedar Kills Three Children
GEORGIA - An auto accident news story published on poteaudailynews.com reports that three Georgia juveniles tragically lost their lives in a severe car accident south of Big Cedar in Oklahoma.*
According to the fatal traffic accident report issued by the Oklahoma Highway Patrol Traffic Homicide Unit, a 37-year-old Tuscaloosa man was operating his Volvo truck along U.S. 259 a few miles south of Big Cedar. At approximately 9:30 AM, the truck and passenger vehicles crashed.
The truck driver was taken by helicopter to St. Vincent Hospital in Hot Springs, Arkansas. He suffered severe head and internal injuries and is listed in stable medical condition.
The other vehicle was transporting four passengers, and three of the four juvenile passengers tragically passed away. They were from Columbus, Georgia. The kids tragically passed away at the accident scene. A 31-year-old woman, who was a passenger in the vehicle, was also transported to St. Vincent Hospital. She sustained head and internal bodily injuries and is listed in stable medical condition. The vehicle that the accident victims were traveling in did not have airbags.
The names of the accident victims were not released to the public at this time. The accident investigation is ongoing. When more details are provided, the accident news story will be updated by the news reporters covering the story. The area encircling the crash was shut down while emergency crews and law enforcement officers managed the wreck and the injury victims.
No additional details about this tragic, fatal accident have been released at this time. Accident eyewitnesses are encouraged to contact law enforcement to prove any helpful accident information that they may have to help the officers in their investigation. No criminal charges have been reported at this time.
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