Collision closes SH1 east of Ada

Mercy EMS officials report the vehicles collided head-on at a high rate of speed, causing significant intrusion into both vehicle’s passenger compartments. Both drivers sustained multiple open fractures and were taken by separate AirEvac Lifeteam helicopters to the University of Oklahoma Medical Center in Oklahoma City.

Chief Photographer

Richard R. Barron is Chief Photographer for The Ada News. Richard has been at the News since October 1988. Prior to coming to Ada, Richard worked as staff photographer for The Shawnee News-Star. Richard attended Oklahoma University.