Sallisaw man injured in interstate accident

A Sallisaw man was listed in stable condition in a Tulsa hospital after the vehicle he was riding in was involved in an accident on Interstate 40 about 10:52 a.m. Wednesday morning.

According to an accident report filed by Oklahoma Highway Patrol Trooper Kyle Henson, Joseph Woods, 28, was a passenger in a 2008 Toyota Tacoma driven by John Woods, 49, of Gans. John Woods was not injured.

A 2019 Ford F150, driven by Edward Madden, 67, of Perry was traveling eastbound on the on ramp to Interstate 40, one mile east of Vian, and the Woods vehicle was traveling eastbound on the interstate when Madden's vehicle failed to yield from the yield sign and struck the Woods vehicle.

Madden was not injured in the accident. Joseph Woods was transported by First Flight to St. John Hospital in Tulsa and admitted in stable condition with head and internal trunk injuries, Henson's report said.

The report said the condition of both drivers was apparently normal the cause of the accident was listed as failure to yield.

Henson was assisted by members of EMS, Vian Police Department and Vian Fire Department.

Sequoyah County Times

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