KUSH Radio

Published on: 07/14/2017

Injury Collision on the Creek Turnpike

Mary Kelly


(Cushing, Okla.) The following information is based on a preliminary collision report furnished by the Department of Public Safety (DPS).


A Personal injury collision occurred July 13th (2017), at approximately 2:49 pm, on the Creek Turnpike just east of US75, in the city limits of Jenks, in Tulsa County.


Rabab Awaad (44) of Broken Arrow was backing up in her 2005 Honda Pilot on the Creek Turnpike (due to missing an exit) when her vehicle was struck by the 2010 Chevrolet Van driven by Armando Gayton-Lopez (31) of Broken Arrow.


Awaad was transported by EMSA to St. John Hospital (Tulsa) where she was admitted. Gayton-Lopez was transported by a private vehicle to St. Francis where he will be treated and released.


According to the DPS report the collision was caused by improper backing.