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Two Injured After Collision with Suspected Drunk Driver in Pottawatomie County

On Behalf of | Jan 24, 2021 | Car Accidents In The News |

Two were injured from a collision with an alleged drunk driver on January 19th in Pottawatomie County. Kelley R. Pollock, an 84-year-old resident of Macomb, was driving eastbound on I-40 in Shawnee with passenger, 89-year-old Hellen I. Pollock when their car was struck by another eastbound vehicle, driven by 27-year-old Raymond George. The collision caused Pollock’s vehicle to veer off the road and roll one-half time, landing on its top, according to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol.

Both Kelley and Hellen Pollock were transported by ambulance to OU Medical Center and admitted in good condition. Kelley was treated for internal trunk injuries and Hellen for internal trunk and leg injuries.

The OHP listed the cause of the collision as a DUI. George’s condition was reported as ability impaired, but he was not injured in the crash.

Did you know in 2019 there were 532 alcohol-related car accidents in the state of Oklahoma? Of those 532, 13 of these incidents occurred in Pottawatomie County.

The Swain Law Group personal injury attorneys represent individuals who have been seriously injured or killed in car accidents caused by someone else’s negligence. While we hope you never need our services, please know that our Oklahoma car accident attorneys help clients secure financial compensation for lost wages, medical bills, and pain and suffering.