There was a one car accident Tuesday evening 05/29/2018 at approximately 8:17 pm on SH79 at County Road 2750, approximately 4 miles west of Waurika, OK in Jefferson County.
According to a report from Oklahoma High Way Patrol, a 2005 Dodge Pickup driven by Matthew T. Miller (SIC), white male, age 32, of Wichita Falls, TX. was transported by Waurika EMS to Jefferson County Memorial Hospital. Transferred to Kell West Regional Hospital in Wichita Falls, TX by Life Flight. Admitted in fair condition with head and arm injuries.
The vehicle driven by Miller was westbound on SH79. It went left of center striking a positive median barrier then rolled one half times then slid approximately 160 feet striking another positive median barrier then rolling another half time before coming to final rest.
According to the report Miller had been drinking and was impaired.
The report also states that he was “Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol and Drugs.”
The vehicle was equipped with seat belts and they were in-use.
This accident was investigated by Trooper Ben Smith #780 the Stephens County Detachment of Troop G. Assisted by Trooper Jacob Mackey #694 of Troop G,
He was also assisted by Waurika Police Department, Waurika EMS, Waurika Fire and Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office.