1 injured in vehicle collision

1 injured in vehicle collision

LAWTON, Okla._A woman was sent to the hospital after she hit a truck while trying to change lanes.

It happened shortly after 9:30 a.m. Wednesday near the intersection of Northwest Fort Sill Boulevard and Andrews Avenue in Lawton. The woman was northbound on Fort Sill Boulevard when she tried merging into the left lane. She hit a box truck, also traveling north.

The truck collided with the driver's side door of the Chevrolet Cobalt, sending both into oncoming traffic in the southbound lanes. The driver of the truck is alright, but the woman was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

The collision shut down southbound lanes of Fort Sill Boulevard for about 45 minutes.