Woman pinned, flown to hospital after wreck in Love County
LOVE COUNTY, Okla. (KXII) - A Whitesboro woman was flown to the hospital in critical condition after crashing into a semi-truck in Love County Monday.
The Oklahoma Highway Patrol said it happened on Highway 32 and Loves Valley Road at 7:50 a.m.
Troopers said a pickup driven by 36-year-old Miranda M. Holaday was headed eastbound when she struck a semi-truck, driven by 25-year-old Eriberto Rodriguez, of Marietta, that was completing a left turn westbound on State Highway 32 from Loves Valley Road, that was still partially in the eastbound lane.
OHP said Holaday was pinned for approximately one hour before being freed by the Marietta Fire Department.
The Love County Sheriff’s Office asked drivers to avoid the highway.
Sheriff Cumberledge said travel lanes east and west were shut down while they waited for a helicopter to land on the highway.
Troopers said Holaday was flown to Medical City Denton in critical condition with head, internal, arm and leg injuries.
OHP said Holaday was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash.
The driver of the semi-truck, Rodriguez was not injured.
According to a post on their Facebook page, the highway was shut down for about three hours.
Troopers said the cause of the crash is still under investigation.
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