Marissa Solenberg, 37, of Tahlequah was rushed to the hospital early yesterday morning after her car slammed into a tree, according to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol.
Solenberg’s 2016 Hyundai Elantra was eastbound on Oklahoma Highway 51 near the intersection of Limbsey lane, around 1:30 a.m., when it departed the roadway to the left, traveled 217 feet and slammed into a tree. She was pinned in the vehicle for 20 minutes before the Tahlequah Fire Department was able to extract her.
She was rushed to the hospital, where she was admitted in critical condition with head, internal and external and leg injuries.
The patrol is investigating the cause of the wreck.