Victim flown from scene after overturned vehicle accident

PONTOTOC COUNTY, OK-- One person was flown to the hospital after a vehicle overturned in Pontotoc County, Wednesday afternoon.

According to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, George Lewallen, was driving westbound on State Highway 3W, when the tread came off his left rear tire.

Troopers say Lewallen lost control of the vehicle, ran off the roadway and overturned.

They say passenger, Melissa Sanchez, was ejected 25 feet from the vehicle.

Sanchez was flown to OU Medical Center in Oklahoma City and is in stable condition with trunk and internal injuries.

Lewallen was not injured.


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