[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0025]

Description:

Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "SAVED FROM SERIOUS INJURY by a safety belt, Ralph Michael Simpson, 21, of 4220 S Harvey, crawled from this overturned automobile Monday with minor cuts. Police accident investigators C.D. Posey and J.M. Watson said when they arrived at the scene of a 2-car collision at NW 6 and Dewey they found Simpson dangling, held in his seat by the safety belt. His car was struck broadside by an automobile driven by Frankie D. Patkowksi, 18, of Vici. Simpson's car flipped, then crashed into the traffic light, shown upper left. Patkowski was charged with failure to yield the right of way."

Creator(s): Matheson, Mandell
Location(s): United States - Oklahoma - Oklahoma County - Oklahoma City
Creation Date: September 9, 1958
Collection(s):
Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 1
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Photographer):
Date(s):
  • Creation: September 9, 1958
Coverage:
Place
United States - Oklahoma - Oklahoma County - Oklahoma City
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Date
September 9, 1958
Description:

Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "SAVED FROM SERIOUS INJURY by a safety belt, Ralph Michael Simpson, 21, of 4220 S Harvey, crawled from this overturned automobile Monday with minor cuts. Police accident investigators C.D. Posey and J.M. Watson said when they arrived at the scene of a 2-car collision at NW 6 and Dewey they found Simpson dangling, held in his seat by the safety belt. His car was struck broadside by an automobile driven by Frankie D. Patkowksi, 18, of Vici. Simpson's car flipped, then crashed into the traffic light, shown upper left. Patkowski was charged with failure to yield the right of way."

Note:

PublishDate: 9-9-1958 Oklahoman

Physical Description:

1 photograph

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): Accidents | Auto | City | 1958 | newspaper photographs
Added Title: Saved From Serious Injury
Partner:
Oklahoma Historical Society
Collection:
Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 2012.201.B0052.0025
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc192552
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image