Tulsa woman in fair condition following accident near Stillwater

May 26, 2024 | Featured|Headlines

STILLWATER — The Oklahoma Highway Patrol reports that a Tulsa resident is in fair condition following a three-vehicle accident that occurred at 11:38 a.m. Saturday at the intersection of U.S. 177 and Gunsmoke, four miles north of Stillwater in Payne County.

Troopers report that a 2008 Lexus, driven by Audrey Warriner, 19, Morrison, and a 2015 GMC Acadia, driven by Lynda Gilliam, 49, Perkins, were traveling north on U.S. 177, while a 2017 Nissan Rogue, driven by Susan Kerr, 63, Tulsa, was traveling south.

Troopers report that the the GMC stopped to make a left turn when the Lexus struck it from behind. The impact pushed the GMC in front of the Nissan. As a result, Kerr was pinned in the wreckage for at least 10 minutes. She was extricated by Stillwater firefighters using the hurst tool.

Troopers report that Warriner and Gilliam were not injured.

Kerr was transported to Stillwater Medical Center where she was treated and released.

Her passenger, Deidre Doll, 62, Tulsa, was airlifted to OU Medical Center where she was admitted in fair condition with injuries to the lower extremities.

Troopers cite the cause of the accident as distracted driving and that all were using seatbelts.

Investigated by Trooper Cooper No 409 of Troop K. Assisted by Life Net, Stillwater Fire Department, Morrison Fire Department, Noble County Sheriff Office, Payne County Sheriff Office, and Medi Flight.