Local boy seriously injured in accident

Updated: Sep 18


Thursday, September 15, 2022 - A local 16-year-old boy was seriously injured in a traffic accident Thursday.


The minor was reportedly driving a tractor on Highway 64 west of Sallisaw near the Sallisaw Creek park when he was struck from behind by a semi truck.


According to reports, the boy was thrown several feet and was then struck by a dump truck.


He was transported by life-flight to a Tulsa hospital and admitted into the trauma center. He received a severe concussion and a broken rib but is expected to make a full recovery.


The driver of the semi truck received only minor injuries.



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