A 23-year-old man was critically injured with internal and external trunk and leg injuries in a one-car mishap on state Highway 1, about 5.3 mile south of Ada in Pontotoc County, according to a news release from the Oklahoma Highway Patrol.
The injured passenger was identified as Cody Wayne McCullough, 23, Sulphur. He was transported by Medi-Flight to OU Medical Center in Oklahoma City.
A 2000 Pontiac Grand Am driven by Kasey Cummins, 22, Sulphur, was traveling north on state Highway 1 when she apparently fell asleep at the wheel, according to Trooper Brian Bagwell of the Pontotoc Count Detachment of Troop F.
Also in that vehicle was 3-year-old Adrien Rayne Neal of Sulphur. The toddler was not injured.
The vehicle left the highway to the right and struck a tree.
The offical cause of the colllison was listed as sleepy and inattention)
Bagwell was assisted in the investigation by Trooper Robert Benedict, also of Pontotoc County Detachment of Troop F.