Men recognized for saving dump truck driver who crashed into south Tulsa creek

VIDEO: Two recognized for saving driver who crashed at south Tulsa park

TULSA, Okla. — Quick Facts:

Crews responded to a dump crash at Hunter Park in south Tulsa just before 10 Thursday morning.

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Tulsa police told FOX23 the dump truck swerved off the road and into the creek at the park.

FOX23 was at the scene as crews responded to the crash:

DUMP TRUCK CRASH AT HUNER PARK

DUMP TRUCK CRASH: Crews are on the scene of a dump truck crash at Hunter Park in south Tulsa. UPDATES >>> http://bit.ly/31s7Nvs

Posted by FOX23 News on Thursday, June 13, 2019

Firefighters say they arrived on the scene to find two citizens help pull the unconscious driver's head out of the water as his legs were pinned from the crash. They say the two strangers may have saved the man's life.

Police say the crash may have been caused by a medical emergency. Officers are talking with the driver at the hospital.

Hazmat crews responded to the scene to clean any fluids that may have leaked into the creek.

Take a look at the scene as taken by the FOX23 SkyView Drone Thursday morning:

DUMP TRUCK CRASH AT HUNER PARK

DUMP TRUCK CRASH: Crews are on the scene of a dump truck crash at Hunter Park in south Tulsa. We're getting a look at the scene from the FOX23 SkyView Drone. UPDATES >>> http://bit.ly/31s7Nvs

Posted by FOX23 News on Thursday, June 13, 2019

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