Two Car Accident Hospitalizes Texola Man

September 14, 2021

By News Director Jared Atha

A two vehicle accident on State Highway 6, west of Elk City sent a man to the hospital early Monday night.

According to the accident report provided by the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, the mishap occurred six miles west of Elk City on S.H. 6 at the intersection of the highway and county road 1900 when while stopped at the stop sign on the county road, the 2011 GMC truck driven by 60-year-old John Wesley Essary of Texola was hit from behind by a 2011 Chevy truck driven by Wilson Wesley Essary – also from Texoma.

As a result of the accident, the younger Essary was transported to Great Plains Regional Medical Center in Elk City and admitted with a leg injury, last listed to be in stable condition.

John Essary was not injured in the crash.

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