Reports from Oklahoma Highway Patrol (OHP) confirmed a car rolling almost four times before coming to a stop is attributed to a DUI.
According to OHP, the wreck happened around 9:06 p.m. Tuesday, May 26 on U.S. Highway 81, just four-tenths of a mile south of Blackburn Road and less than half a mile south of Marlow, Oklahoma.
Trooper reports show a 2004 Ford F250, driven by Jerry P. Laster (SIC), 59, of Duncan, traveled southbound on Highway 81 before departing the “roadway to the right” where the vehicle “rolled approximately four times before coming to rest.” The same report shows the driver remained pinned in the vehicle for about 15 minutes before Marlow Fire Department extricated him.
AMR transported the driver to Duncan Regional Hospital before he was transferred to OU Medical Center by Survival Flight. Reports show he was admitted in “serious condition with head, arm, trunk internal and leg injuries.”
OHP reports show the cause of incident happened because of “alcohol DUI” and listed the condition of the driver as “drinking — ability impaired.”
OHP, Marlow Police Department, Marlow Fire Department and Stephens County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene.