The Ponca City Police department reports that two female students were crossing from the south side of Grand Avenue to the north, with a crossing guard holding the crosswalk, when they were struck by a 26 year old driver with a suspended Kansas driver’s license. The accident was reported to the Communications Center at 7:36 this morning in the 1400 block of West Grand.
The victims, ages 8 and 13, were transported by Ponca City Ambulance to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The driver, Chase Klinkingbeard, was transported to jail.
The investigation is continuing.