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Oklahoma Highway Patrol reports a personal injury collision occurred at 3:50am Friday morning on Interstate 244 eastbound 1/10 west of US169, in the city limits of Tulsa, OK in

Jessie Lee Ballard, age 21 of Owasso, was transported by EMSA to OSU Medical Center of Tulsa with head, trunk internal and leg injuries, where she was admitted in stable condition.

Ballard was eastbound on Interstate 244 when she fell asleep and departed the roadway to the right, striking a light pole. She then re-entered the roadway to the left and struck the center wall.

  • Condition of Driver – Sleepy
  • Cause of Collision – Unsafe and Unlawful Apparently Sleepy
  • Seatbelts – Equipped; In use driver Vehicle-1      
  • Weather – Rain
  • Roadway – Wet
  • Pinned – None
  • Ejected – None


“This report is based upon the Trooper’s investigation of this collision.  It may contain the opinion of the Trooper.”