- Published on Monday, 04 June 2012 14:58
An 84-year-old woman died Friday after being ejected from a vehicle, following a collision on Interstate 40.
Yolanda Guoladdle of Hobart was one of three passengers in a 1994 GMC Jimmy driven by Syretta Guoladdle, 26. According to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, the Jimmy was in the inside of the eastbound lane at mile marker 65 when the driver tried to take an exit. However, the truck traveled into the path of another vehicle, a 2011 Ford Escape, driven by 77-year-old Armando Montejano of Omaha, Neb.
The OHP report notes that the two vehicles collided, sending the Jimmy into a roll.
Yolanda was ejected and pronounced dead at the hospital due to head injuries.
The driver was transported to the hospital in Clinton, treated and released with head injuries.
a 4-year-old male, Aiden Blackburn, was also ejected from the vehicle. He was treated and released from the Clinton hospital with head injuries.
A third male child, 6-year-old Christian Blackburn, was not injured. He was the only person in the Jimmy wearing a seat belt.
Montejano was transported to Integris Clinton Regional Hospital with head injuries. His condition was not known. A passenger in his car, Martha Montejano, 75, was treated and released from the hospital with head injuries.
The crash happened at 2:15 p.m. The Clinton Fire and Police Departments, as well as Sinor EMS assisted on the scene. The cause of the accident was listed as "impeding traffic."
The Oklahoma Highway Patrol also reported an injury caused by an ATV crash Saturday.
Audrey Shephard, 27, was a passenger on a 2008 Polaris Ranger four-wheeler driven by 30-year-old Derek Shephard. The Butler residents were eastbound along the South Canadian River, a mile north of Highway 33 near Thomas, when at a high rate of speed the ATV drove into ruts.
The driver lost control and overturned the vehicle. The passenger was flown by helicopter from the scene to OU Medical Center with head, internal and external trunk, and a hand injury. Neither was wearing a helmet.
The accident, which occurred at 4:32 p.m., was caused by driving under the influence, the OHP report states. The Custer County Sheriff's Department, Thomas Fire Department and Sinor EMS assisted at the scene.