The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

August 29, 2013

2 men hospitalized after 2 trucks collide

Staff reports
Enid News and Eagle

ENID, Okla. — Two men were hospitalized Wednesday evening after a collision at an intersection northeast of Covington.

According to an Oklahoma Highway Patrol report, two trucks collided at about 6:50 p.m. at the intersection of Longhorn and Shell, one mile north and two miles east of Covington.

Joshua Allen Barnes, 27, of Douglas, was taken from the scene by Eagle Med to OU Medical Center in Oklahoma City, where he was admitted in critical condition with head, arm, leg, and internal and external body injuries, according to the report.

Barnes’ passenger, William Lynn Winters, 47, of Covington, was taken by Garber EMS to St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center. He was admitted in serious condition with head and internal and external body injuries.

Joe Everette Kegin Jr., 35, of Enid, also was taken to St. Mary’s by Garber EMS, but he was treated and released for head and internal and external body injuries.

According to the report, Barnes was southbound in a 1992 Ford Ranger on Shell Road and Kegin was westbound on Longhorn Road in a 2003 Dodge. Barnes failed to yield at the yield sign and was struck by Kegin.

Barnes and Winters were pinned for about 15 minutes before being freed by Covington Fire and Rescue. The report states Barnes and Winters were not wearing their seat belts.