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[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0109]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "HITTING HIS OWN DRIVEWAY wasn't as easy as it seemed Saturday for Sterling Brent, 1441 NE 18. Officers said he turned the corner near his house at high speed and missed the driveway in front of his home by at least 15 feet. He didn't miss an elm tree in his yard, though. Brent is in Mercy hospital with undetermined injuries. Police were trying to locate him at the time of the accident."
Date: June 5, 1959
Creator: Peterson, Dick
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0115]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "ONE DIED from injuries received Sunday while riding in this car. He was Robert Charles Coffey, 15, of 2624 Somerset place. He was one of seven teenagers in the car, which collided with another one at N Portland and Lake Hefner road. All of Coffey's companions and the driver of the other car were injured. Lake ranger Wayne Beebe, 26 of 1006 NW 31, was alone in this car."
Date: June 28, 1959
Creator: Miller, Joe
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0119]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "Mrs. A. J. Hale walked away from this mess with a headache and a couple of cuts. Woman Survives Wild Accident Car Wrecked, Driver Bumped. A Nicoma Park woman took a wild ride with death Tuesday, and escaped with only a headache. Mrs. A. J. Hale, 35 stepped shakily out of her automobile after: Cresting a hill on Coltrane Rd., she spotted the stop sign at NE 23. the car apparently skidded on gravel, slammed sideways into the sight. Impact of the collision sheared the steel pole off at the ground, sent her car spinning 83 feet toward a ditch. Hitting the ditch, the car started rolling. It flipped over four times, rolling once through a barbed wire fence, and rested in a pasture. The right side of the car was caved in. The rear window glass was gone, and the back seat came to rest atop the truck. The area immediately around the driver's seat was the only undamaged spot. Mrs. Hale was taken to Mercy Hospital. Doctors said she bumped her head once and suffered several small cuts on her legs and arms."
Date: December 22, 1959
Creator: Peterson, Dick
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0101]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "HIT BY A CAR, Betty Ann Henry, 11, daughter of Mrs. Ethel Harris, 1616 SW 5, waits for an ambulance Thursday afternoon under the eyes of scout car officer Dale Harbolt at NW Park and Hudson. Betty was treated at Mercy hospital for bruises and pavement burns, and then released. Police said John Young jr., 19, route 3 driver of the car would be cited for failure to yield the right-of-way to a pedestrian."
Date: February 5, 1959
Creator: Lucas, Jim
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0114]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "CHRISTMAS CARNAGE costing eight lives in Oklahoma since Wednesday is typified by this lethal junk pile. It is what's left of a car involved in a collision Thursday night at SW 15 and May. Harry holiday, 76, of 2708 SW 60, was killed. His wife and their son, John, 34, remained in "very serious" condition Saturday in Mercy hospital."
Date: December 26, 1959
Creator: Albright, Bob
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0113]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Snow flurries peppered Oklahoma city Thursday bringing a rash of auto accidents. This car, owned by Melvin Edgar Gates, 25, of 3701 SW 26, struck a signal light at SW 5 and Walker after being in collision with another car. Gates' 9-year-old son Melvin jr. received head lacerations, officer U. Kasenurm said."
Date: November 26, 1959
Creator: Fisher, Dawes
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0116]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "FIVE-CAR PILE UP- caused by a young motorist's glance at a ditch-digging machine--resulted in this mile-long traffic jam on the north bypass at the Wednesday evening rush hour. With in 15 minutes after the accident occurred at 5 p.m. at the Pennsylvania intersection, cars had backed up all the way to Western. Police charged Margaret Ackors, 20 of 3012 NW 19, with negligent driving. Her car plowed into the rear of the one ahead, setting off a chain reaction involving three other vehicles. Miss Ackors was the only one injured, however."
Date: September 23, 1959
Creator: Albright, Bob
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0129]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "DEATH MET an Edmond man at this automobile dashboard Wednesday morning when his car collided head on with another auto near the intersection of NE 26 and Lincoln. Six other persons were injured in the crash which killed veteran state employe Leslie E. Charlton, securities exchange commission employee for more than 21 years."
Date: January 14, 1959
Creator: Cobb, Richard
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0117]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "HIT BY A CAR, Chris Contreros, 11 fo 1518 NW 26, is comforted by Sgt. R. D. Brokaw of the police accident division while motorcycle officer Jim Jackson directs traffic, rear. Jackson identified the driver of the carwhich hit the youngster as Masa Bounkang, 71, of 2123 NW 14. The accident happened at NW 21 and McKinley. The boy, son of Oscar W. Nissan, was not seriously injured."
Date: September 19, 1959
Creator: Duncan, Bob
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0124]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "RAIN SLICK streets and an unseen stop sign were the cause of a collision which heavily damaged this police cruiser at NW 9 and Hudson Tuesday. Scout car officer Phil Kennedy suffered bruised ribs and Mrs. Ina Mae Day, Edmond, a bruised hip in the wreck. Mrs. Day said she failed to see an eastbound stop sign. Kennedy was unable to stop on the slick streets, before the collision occurred, the officer said."
Date: May 5, 1959
Creator: Cobb, Richard
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0125]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "HEY, LADY, you forgot your car. Police are wondering who owns this vehicle, in a most embarrassing position on S May, between Reno and the N Canadian river bridge. A women called to advise she had overturned her car. She summoned a wrecker. Then, apparently feeling things were in hand, she went home, neglecting to leave her name."
Date: January 1, 1959
Creator: Tapscott, George
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0123]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "TWO WERE INJURED Saturday in this smashup at NW 10 and Council road. Both were taken to Mercy hospital. Injured were Charles C. Williams, 61, of 1621 SW Binkley, and Minifred Burrow, 48, Chickasha. Highway patrol trooper Bob Lamb said one of the cars passed over the center line and the vehicles struck head-on. Williams was thrown out of the wreck."
Date: March 12, 1959
Creator: Cobb, Richard
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0107]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "TWO WERE INJURED Saturday in the smashup at NW 10 and Council road. Both were taken to Mercy hospital. Injured were Charles C. Williams, 62, of 1621 SW Binkley, and Minifred Burrow, 48 Chickasha. Highway patrol trooper Bob Lamb said one of the cars passed over the center line and the vehicles struck head on. Williams was thrown out of the wreck."
Date: March 12, 1959
Creator: Cobb, Richard
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0112]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "Young Accident victim, identified as 12-year-old Raymond Revas, 219 NE 5, is comforted after he was struck by a car as he stepped off a safety island at NE 6 and Harrison Monday morning. The boy's injuries were not believed critical."
Date: November 30, 1959
Creator: Tapscott, George
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0110]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "SMASHED UP in a collision with another vehicle at NW 11 and Linn was this 1958 Lincoln Continental. The driver, Mrs. Kathleen J. Eng, 1313 Brighton, was not injured. For a Look at what hit this $8,000 luxury car."
Date: June 5, 1959
Creator: Cannon, Larry
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0121]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "END OF THE TRAIL for 249 feet of skid marks Monday was right in the middle of Burt Dobson's front yard at 3909 Woods drive. the car was driven by Thomas C. Clement, 16, of 1349 Campbell road. He was given a citation for reckless driving by accident investigators Rudy Edwards and L. A. Gramling."
Date: March 3, 1959
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0118]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Teddy Lynn Crase, 7 of 1714 E Eubanks, died Monday morning when he stepped from high weeds and grass into the path of a car in the 1400 block NE 36."
Date: September 22, 1959
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0120]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "ACCIDENT VICTIM Mary A. Kelly, 71, of 1009 NW 30, is comforted by Ralph Roach, 20, of Bethany, shortly after Roach's car struck the woman Thursday near Main and Hudson. The victim suffered a head injury and was rushed to St. Anthony hospital for treatment. Her condition, the accident investigation bureau said, was not believed serious."
Date: July 3, 1959
Creator: Cannon, Larry
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0130]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "WAITING FOR AMBULANCE at NW 19 and Olie Thursday morning was Mrs. Flora White, 79, of 1001 NW 18, struck by a car driven by Virginia Sue Elder, 20, on Oklahoma City University student from West Virginia. Mrs. White was treated at Mercy hospital for cuts and abrasions and released. No charges have been filed."
Date: January 30, 1959
Creator: Mitchell, George T.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society