The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

April 21, 2013

Hayward man is injured in accident

Staff reports
Enid News and Eagle

ENID, Okla. — A Hayward man was injured Saturday afternoon when his car went off the roadway and struck a tree near Bison.

According to an Oklahoma Highway Patrol report, the accident occurred at 3:45 p.m. one-half mile north of Bison on Getty Road in Garfield County.

Steven Anthony Thompson, 37, of Hayward, was taken to St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center following the accident.

He was hospitalized with head, arm, leg and external trunk injuries. He is listed in stable condition.

According to the report, a 1996 Buick Century driven by Thompson was southbound on Getty Road when the driver failed to negotiate a curve and lost control of the car.

The vehicle left the roadway to the left and struck a tree.

According to the report, unsafe speed was the cause of the collision.