Early morning rollover accident sends three to the hospital

Early morning rollover accident sends three to the hospital
Shortly after 12:30 Sunday morning, Altus Area First Responders received a report of a westbound pickup truck on Highway 62 that swerved to avoid a deer and left the roadway at a high rate of speed. (Source: KSWO)

JACKSON COUNTY (TNN) - Update: An overnight crash just after midnight on Saturday on US Highway 62 near Altus sent three juveniles to the hospital.

The driver, a 17-year-old female from Yukon was heading westbound on US Highway 62 and swerved to miss a dear in the roadway. The vehicle rolled once before coming to a rest on its wheels.

The driver was taken to Jackson County Memorial Hospital for leg injuries and has been treated and released. Five passengers were in the car at the time of the accident.

Two which were taken to Jackson County Memorial Hospital by EMS. One has been treated and released. The other admitted in stable condition with head and internal injuries. The other passengers were not injured.

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