A 35-year-old Hobart man is in an Oklahoma City hospital after he failed to stop at a sign and was struck Sunday.
The Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported that Joshua Rouse was flown to OU Medical Center where he was admitted in “stable and critical condition” with internal trunk injuries.
Rouse was driving his Kia Flex northbound on Washita County Road 2050 shortly after 5:30 p.m. Sunday when he failed to stop at the stop sign at the intersection with County Road 1120, Trooper Darrell Splawn reported. The Flex was struck in the driver’s side door by an eastbound Lincoln driven by Brenda Mason, 47, of Burns Flat.
Rouse was pinned inside his vehicle for a short time before Canute firefighters freed him. Mason refused treatment at the scene.
Splawn reported that both drivers appeared to be in normal condition, however he cited Rouse for failure to stop as the collision’s cause.