PAWNEE, OKLA. – A personal injury collision occurred at around 7:18 p.m. Tuesday evening on County Road 34800, approximately 4.5 miles South of Pawnee, in Pawnee County.

A 17-year-old female from Pawnee was driving a 1996 Chevrolet Pickup  northbound on CR 34800 when the driver lost control of the vehicle travelling approximately 270 feet departing the roadway to the right.  Then, continuing approximately 51 feet where it struck a tree and came to rest. The female was transported to Stillwater Medical Center in Stillwater, Oklahoma by Pawnee EMS.  She was later transferred to St. John’s Hospital in Tulsa, Oklahoma.  Admitted in stable condition with head, arm, and trunk internal injuries.

Seat belts were in use, and the cause of the accident was the high rate of speed in which the vehicle was travelling.