Driver pinned for hours after strange north Tulsa crash

by: Preston Jones Updated:

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TULSA, Okla. —

Quick Facts

  • A man went around a barrier near 46th and Peoria
  • He crashed around 2 a.m. 
  • He was hospitalized with a minor arm injury but is expected to be OK

Police and medics called a man lucky after a crash early Friday morning in north Tulsa.

The driver told police he was texting while driving around 2 a.m. near 46th and Peoria.

At some point, he went around some barriers and crashed, the car turning over.

He was pinned for almost five hours. Crews rescued him around 7 a.m.

Medics took him to St. John for treatment. The driver hurt his arm but is otherwise OK.

No one else was hurt in the crash.