NOBLE COUNTY – A personal injury collision occurred at approximately 12:39 p.m. Monday, Sept. 9, on US-177 300 ft. north of the State Highway 15 East intersect 9.5 miles southeast of Red Rock.
Harold Hutchins, 68, of Ponca City was driving a 2019 Dodge Ram northbound on US-177 and crossed the center line. Upon crossing, Hutchins struck a 2018 Peterbilt driven by Dwayne Spears, 39, of Briggsville, Ar. The Peterbilt travelling southbound was struck in the front driver side.
Hutchins was pinned for approximately 1 hour before being freed by Ponca City Fire/EMS using extraction tools. Hutchins was later transported by AirEvac to OU Medical in Oklahoma City, OK where he was admitted in stable but critical condition with leg injuries. Spears suffered no injuries.
US-177 was closed from 12:39 p.m.-02:39 p.m. Monday afternoon.