Troopers help rescue man after traffic accident in Muskogee County

MUSKOGEE COUNTY, Okla. — A man was rescued by troopers who were headed to Warner for training on Tuesday.

As they were headed down to Lake John Wells for camp activities, they came across a vehicle that had run off the roadway and flipped upside down in water, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol said in a Facebook post.

Troopers pulled the driver from the vehicle, which was submerged in water, and began treating him, according to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol.

Troopers continued speaking with the driver to keep him awake and calm while awaiting the ambulance.

The teamwork helped save the man’s life, according to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol.

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