• Daily Leader staff report
An Oklahoma woman was injured, and two others were treated and released following an accident Thursday afternoon near Tyrone, Okla., according to a report from the Oklahoma Highway Patrol.
Around 3:40 p.m. about one half mile west of Tyrone on U.S. Highway 54, a 2008 Peterbilt, a 2005 Lincoln and a 2004 Ford were stopped for a construction flagman, when a fourth vehicle, a 2000 Chevy pickup failed to stop.
The Chevy, driven by Elizabeth Handy, 18, of Adams, Okla., struck the Ford, driven by Marlene Holley, 35, of Tyrone. That vehicle then struck the Lincoln, driven by Denise Ortiz, 18, of Adams, and finally, the Lincoln struck the Peterbilt, driven by 33-year-old Joe Guzman Jr. of Liberal.
Ortiz, Holley and Handy were taken to Southwest Medical Center, and Guzman was not injured, according to the OHP. Holley was admitted with facial injuries and later transferred to Via Christi – St.
Francis Hospital in Wichita. She is currently listed in stable condition. Ortiz and Handy were treated and released.
Seat belts were equipped and in use in all vehicles.