• Police use helicopter to find driver after north Tulsa hit and run accident

    By: Greg Brown


    TULSA, Okla. - Quick facts:

    • Police used their helicopter to find a suspect in a hit and run accident.
    • One of the passengers in that accident was a stabbing victim.

    Police used a helicopter in north Tulsa to find an alleged hit and run driver who sent four people to the hospital.

    They said the driver was on his way to drop off a stabbing victim at an area medical center.

    Police said that victim was stabbed at a birthday party near Pine and Peoria. They said he suffered more injuries in the crash.

    Two other people in the car, including the driver, sustained non-life-threatening injuries.

    The driver allegedly crashed his SUV into another car waiting at the red light near Pine and MLK Boulevard.

    The person in the car was also injured, but those injuries are not said to be life-threatening.

    Police used their helicopter to find the driver hiding behind the Tulsa Teacher’s Credit Union building nearby.

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