Mitchell Young, 56, of Gore was injured yesterday afternoon around 12 miles south of Tahlequah in a car/motorcycle wreck, according to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol.
Young was northbound on State Highway 82 on his 2009 Yamaha motorcycle when a 2004 Buick Rendezvous driven by Charles Campbell, 79, of Welling failed to yield to oncoming traffic and turned left onto a private drive, blocking the roadway and causing Young to run into him, according to the patrol. Young was transported by helicopter to Saint Francis Hospital in Tulsa, where he was admitted in stable condition with head, trunk internal and leg injuries.
Campbell was not injured.
Young was not wearing a helmet.