[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0308]

Description:

Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "-Photo by George Mitchell. JAMMED ATOP A TRAFFIC ISLAND,this automobile driven by David Hugh Coofey, 39, of 1801 NE 18, halted traffic at NW 6 and Classen Monday while police accident investigators called an ambulance and sent Coffey to Mercy hospital. The Driver suffered a fractured pelvis and internal injuries. His car skidded into the island after a collision with an automobile driven by Conner H. Roy Burton, 61, of 1300 NE 50. Burton was charged with failure to yield the right of way."

Creator(s): Mitchell, George T.
Location(s): United States - Oklahoma - Oklahoma County - Oklahoma City
Creation Date: December 4, 1953
Collection(s):
Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 1
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Photographer):
Date(s):
  • Creation: December 4, 1953
Coverage:
Place
United States - Oklahoma - Oklahoma County - Oklahoma City
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Date
December 4, 1953
Description:

Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "-Photo by George Mitchell. JAMMED ATOP A TRAFFIC ISLAND,this automobile driven by David Hugh Coofey, 39, of 1801 NE 18, halted traffic at NW 6 and Classen Monday while police accident investigators called an ambulance and sent Coffey to Mercy hospital. The Driver suffered a fractured pelvis and internal injuries. His car skidded into the island after a collision with an automobile driven by Conner H. Roy Burton, 61, of 1300 NE 50. Burton was charged with failure to yield the right of way."

Note:

PublishDate: 12-15-1953

Note:

Credit: Daily Oklahoman

Physical Description:

1 photograph

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Keyword(s): Accidents | Auto | City 1953 | Daily Oklahoman photographs
Source: "Jammed Atop A Traffic Island", Daily Oklahoman, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 12-15-1953
Added Title: Jammed Atop A Traffic Island
Partner:
Oklahoma Historical Society
Collection:
Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 2012.201.B0052.0308
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc192183
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image