GARBER, Okla. — A 70-year-old Garber man was injured just after midnight Saturday after his truck collided with an abandoned vehicle on the road, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol is reporting.
The crash occurred at 12:18 a.m. Saturday on the Oklahoma 74 overpass, 3 miles south of Garber, according to an OHP report. Radomir Simic was transported from the scene by Miller EMS to St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center in Enid and admitted in stable condition with internal body, head and leg injuries.
Simic was southbound on Oklahoma 74 in a 2012 Dodge Ram and a 2007 Toyota Camry, that was unoccupied, was parked on the southbound shoulder of the highway, according to the report. Simic crossed the centerline into the southbound lanes and his Dodge struck the Toyota. The Dodge rolled a quarter of a time, coming to rest on the passenger side.
Simic was partially ejected and pinned for about 35 to 45 minutes, according to the report. Simic’s condition and the cause of the collision are listed as “under investigation.” Simic was not wearing his seatbelt at the time of the crash.
The report states rain was present at the time of the crash and the condition of the roadway is listed as “wet.”