Several people escaped serious injury Wednesday in a multiple-vehicle wreck near Roff.
The wreck occurred just after 7 a.m. on state Highway 1, about two miles northeast of Roff.
Oklahoma Highway Patrol Trooper Alan Fortner said Darrell Daggs, 56, of Roff was driving a mid-size Dodge pickup west on SH 1 when he fell asleep and drove into the eastbound lane of traffic.
Another motorist, 25-year-old Enrique Garcia of Marietta, was driving a heavy-duty Ford F350 pickup east on SH 1 and pulling a trailer. Garcia took evasive action and drove into the westbound lane of traffic.
Daggs collided with the wheels of the trailer and then the rear side of another eastbound pickup, the driver of which — Preston Bowman, 40, of Roff — also took evasive action.
Daggs then crashed head-on into an SUV driven by Dakota Jones, 24, of Roff.
Daggs and Jones were taken by Mercy EMS to Mercy Hospital Ada, where they were treated for non life-threatening injuries and released.
Garcia, Bowerman and a child passenger in the SUV were not injured.
Daggs told Fortner he had worked a night shift in Ada and was returning home when the wreck occurred.
Garcia told The Ada News he was driving from the Thackerville area to Stuart to pick up construction supplies. He said he normally takes the Chickasaw Turnpike, but he did not have change in the pickup that morning, so he went through Roff.
Roff firefighters and Pontotoc County sheriff’s deputies also responded.