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[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.1130]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "CRASH OF SCOOTER SENDS CITY BOY TO HOSPITAL CONDITION CRITICAL-- A 13-year-old boy, passenger on this motor scooter when it crashed into a car at NE 11 and Walnut Monday during a heavy rain, remained in critical condition Tuesday in Mercy hospital. Police said the boy, George David McKinzie, 13, of 1416 NE 28, suffered a severe head injury in the crash. The scooter was being driven by Phillip Lee Carlile, 14, of 1607, NE 29, when it struck the side of an auto driven by Robinson Virgil Homer, 63, of 105 NW 11. Officer said the driver of the motor scooter suffered cuts and bruises and was treated at Mercy hospital."
Date: October 12, 1954
Creator: Peterson, Dick
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0278]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "The Driver Took a Trip to Hospital After This Crackup, Cpl. Kenneth L. Dugger, 26, of 1217 SW 57, a Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., soldier, escaped with only facial cuts Thursday night after his car, shown above , crashed into a parked cattle truck in the 1600 block S Agnew. Cpl. Dugger was treated at St. Anthony hospital and later transferred to Tinker air force base hospital. He was given a citation for reckless driving by Troopers D. R. Stogner and John Edwards."
Date: August 12, 1954
Creator: Kaho, C. J.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0280]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Accident N.W. 16 and Shartel, In Pix Patsy Ruth Maxey on Ambulance Cot. The Car she was driving is to the right."
Date: November 11, 1954
Creator: Kaho, C. J.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0273]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "Trouble Brews as Unruly Car Drops Into Beer Tavern, Stepping on the gas pedal instead of the brake sent this car crashing through a plate glass at the Alibi tavern, 5108 N May, early Thursday morning. It also resulted in charges of reckless driving by drinking filed against the driver. Jack Enright McCormick, 42, of 3828 NW 26. He told police he turned into and started to stop in front of the tavern, owned by Kelly Rutledge, but apparently stepped on the gas instead of the brake. He was charged after a drunkometer test revealed a reading of 0.132."
Date: August 19, 1954
Creator: Kaho, C. J.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0279]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "SEVEN PERSONS WERE INJURED, one critically, when this new car, driven only 1,000 miles, overturned on U. S. 270 just west of McLeod early Sunday. The driver, Edwin Berry Caldwell, 22, Harrah, was treated for cuts and bruises and was jailed at Shawnee on reckless driving charges. Critically hurt was Landau Sewell, 47, of Harrah, who was taken to City hospital at Shawnee with a fractured skull and internal injuries. Troopers said Culwell lost control on a curve. Others injured included Celcia L. Patton, 31; James M. Patton, 33; Carl Gene Kubiak, 23; Mary Kupczynski, 18, and Rosa Lee Kupczynski, 17, all of Harrah."
Date: October 18, 1954
Creator: Loftis, Don
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0272]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Topsy Turvy, but unhurt. That is a capsule description of the events Monday when Charles Bresnehen, 65, 3100 NW 50, escaped unhurt after his car flipped. the auto landed on its top in the front yard of a home in the 4300 block on NW 50. Bresnehen told officers he lost control of the car when he thought another car was about to turn in front of him."
Date: October 1, 1954
Creator: King, Cliff
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0268]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Accident N.W. 16 and Shartel. IDENTIFICATION=Caption Material (List names left to right);-- In Pix The Car that caused it all, Driven by Kermit Irwin Flynn, on lawn west of intersection, on N.W. 16."
Date: November 11, 1954
Creator: Kaho, C. J.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0266]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "RECKLESS DRIVING CHARGES were filed Saturday against Harold B. Roberts, 22, of 600 NW 8 when his convertible went out of control, overturned and crashed into the plate glass windows of Battens Flower Shop, NW 23 and Harvey. Police accident investigators J. W. Rankin and R. O. Rusche, estimated damage to the flower shop at more than $2,000. William Cotner, 25, of 817 NW 30, a passenger, was taken to Mercy hospital with severe lacerations. Roberts was treated at a physician's office before being booked at headquarters. Two fire department companies were called to the scene to take precautions against a fire. Fireman Warren Stephens is shown at left."
Date: July 24, 1954
Creator: Killian, Thomas
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0257]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "THREE PERSONS WERE HURT Tuesday in this car at NE 23 and Lottie. George Henry Moore, 31, the driver, his wife, Mrs. Moore, 30 both of 3239 Otterson drive, and a passenger, Jack Ray Linley, 32, of 2504 NW 24, were treated in Wesley hospital. Driver of the other car, Joseph Francis Cook, 34, of Baltimore was also treated for cuts and bruises after the vehicles struck head on."
Date: June 23, 1954
Creator: Mitchell, George T.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0274]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "TWO PERSONS in this car were hurt Tuesday afternoon when it was involved in a collision with another car at NW 22 and Lee. The driver, Margie Oleta Wood, 19, and a passenger, Tressi Newberry, 25, both of 1001 NW 22, were treated in Mercy hospital. Driver of the other car, Mrs. Vera Ann Grimes, 63, of 316 NW 18, was charged in city traffic court with failure to yield the right of way."
Date: February 17, 1954
Creator: Mitchell, George T.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0275]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "ONLY A CHILLY SOAKING was received by the driver of this automobile Monday when the vehicle left the Oklahoma City bypass, hurdled across 200 feet of mud and came to rest in a shallow neck of Belle Isle lake. The victim, Miss Leona Maxine Hoelscher, bookkeeper at Park college, Parkville, Mo., was rescued by an unidentified motorist who waded into four feet of water. The young woman en route from her parents' home in Estancia, N. M., to Stillwater for a church meeting, said her car went out of control on the bypass. She continued her trip to Stillwater by bus."
Date: December 28, 1954
Creator: Lucas, Jim
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0265]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "Tulsa Youth Injured in City Auto Collision. An 18-year-old- Tulsa youth, Clarence Wayne Waggoner, suffered a back injury Tuesday night when this car overturned after colliding with another auto at California and Western. Waggoner and three others were passengers in the car driven by Willie Ray Long, 18, of 215 NW 5, when it collided with a car driven by Kenneth James Taylor, 18, of 1017 NW 7. Others escaped injury in the mishap. Police quoted witnesses as saying Long ran a stop sign so he was booked on a charge of failure to yield the right of way."
Date: November 24, 1954
Creator: Kaho, C. J.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0261]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Careening Car Caves In City Filling Station: A woman motorist narrowly escaped injury at noon Friday when her auto collided with another car, went out of control and crashed into a service station at 4006 NW 10. A gasoline pump was knocked 25 feet, and one corner of the roof over the station driveway crashed down on the hood of the woman's car. The diver, Mrs. R. E. Winkler, 1015 Warren, was "shaken up" but uninjured. Officer R. D. Brokaw said the car crashed into the service station after colliding with an auto driven by W. D. Tanner, 36, of 1528 NE Meyers place. R. W. Smith, owner of the station said, "I saw that car heading for the station and I went out the back door. It's lucky no one was in the driveway at the time." Part of the front wall section of the one-story brick station building cracked, and damage was estimated at $1,500. There was slight damage to the left front of Tanner's car and heavier damage to Mrs. Winkler's auto"
Date: March 5, 1954
Creator: Killian, Thomas F.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.1127]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "WRECKED SCOOTER AT NW 9 AND KLEIN . . . NOTE AWRY SEAT.-- A 16-year-old Roosevelt junior high school student was injured Wednesday morning when his motor sccoter collided with an auto at NW 9 and Klein, an intersection adjoining the school ground. Dale Roach, 1935 NW 16, suffered shoulder and wrist injuries when he was thrown from the motor scooter by the impact. The boy was taken to Mercy hospital, treated for a slight cut on his forehead and X-rays were taken to determine extent of injury to both wrists and his left shoulder. His injuries were not believed to be serious. Officers H. J. Bradshaw and W. J. Marshall said the boy's motor scooter collided with a car driven by Marjorie Owetta Olden, 32, of 1518 NW 2. After the boy was thrown from his motor scooter, the vehicle traveled 56 feet and crashed against a curb. The seat was torn loose and the handle-bar was broken. The right side of Mrs. Golden's car was dented by the scooter. Officers said they booked the woman on charges of failure to yield the right of way and having no state driver's license."
Date: October 27, 1954
Creator: Tapscott, George
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0281]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "Driver Hits Center Post of Underpass; Harmon Clinton Cummings, 33, of 2019 SE 12, is shown above after his auto smashed into the center section of the S Walker underpass early Saturday. Cummings Suffered Face cuts and a broken left knee. He was admitted to Mercy hospital for treatment."
Date: March 27, 1954
Creator: Kaho, C. J.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0053.0240]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "Car Lands Upside Down in Green Light Dispute-- Both drivers said they had the green light when they collided Monday morning at NW 6 and Shartel, leaving the car above pointing its wheels to the sky."
Date: December 6, 1954
Creator: Mitchell, George T.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0053.0058]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "At left, upside-down and 250 feet from the crossing, Bales' truck is a grim reminder of the destructive power of a train traveling only 15 miles per hour."
Date: September 18, 1954
Creator: Killian, Thomas F.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0260]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "At right, five persons were injured when this car crashed with another then turned over at NE 10 and Air Depot road. Highway patrol troopers said the driver of the other car ran a stop sign and hit this vehicle broadside, knocking it into a bar ditch."
Date: September 27, 1953
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0256]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "Careening Car Caves In City Filling Station: A woman motorist narrowly escaped injury at noon Friday when her auto collided with another car, went out of control and crashed into a service station at 4006 NW 10. A gasoline pump was knocked 25 feet, and one corner of the roof over the station driveway crashed down on the hood of the woman,s car. The driver, Mrs. R. E. Winkler, 1015 Warren, was "shaken up" but uninjured. Officer R. D. Brokaw said the car crashed into the service station after colliding with an auto driven by W. D. Tanner, 36, of 1528 NE Meyers place. R. W. Smith, owner of the station, said, "I saw that car heading for the station and I went out the back door. It's lucky no one was in the driveway at the time." Part of the front wall section of the one-story brick station building cracked, and damage was estimated at $1,500. There was slight damage to the left front of Tanner's car, and heavier damage to Mrs. Winkler's auto. Mrs. R. E. Winkler, 1015 Warren, narrowly escaped injury Friday when her car crashed into a service station. The corner of the roof crashed down on the hood of the car."
Date: March 5, 1954
Creator: Killian, Thomas F.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society