Jack Stanley, 80, of Braggs was injured when the 2014 Ford Escape he was driving yesterday afternoon overturned in a ditch full of water, according to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol.
He was driving around 1:15 p.m. northbound on US 64 south of Muskogee when his vehicle ran off the right side of the road and overturned in a ditch full of water, the patrol reported. He was pinned in the vehicle for three minutes, until troopers freed him. He was then flown by helicopter to Saint John Hospital in Tulsa with head and internal injuries.
He was wearing a seatbelt at the time.