NPD Investigates Critical Injury Collision on Rock Creek Road

Date of Press Release: 
Fri, 05/03/2019
Press Release By: 
Sarah Jensen

The Norman Police Department responded to a report of a critical injury collision near Rock Creek Road and Poppy Lane at approximately 8:50 a.m. Wednesday. The preliminary investigation into the collision indicates that a pedestrian was traveling southbound on foot across Rock Creek Road, not at an intersection or crosswalk, when he was struck by a 2007 Chevrolet Impala traveling eastbound.

The pedestrian has been identified as 15-year-old Jonathan Schobert of Norman, Oklahoma. Schobert was transported by EMSSTAT to an area hospital where he remains in critical condition.

The driver of the Chevrolet Impala has been identified as 40-year-old Barbara Clark of Norman, Oklahoma. Clark was not injured in the collision.

Rock Creek Road between Stubbeman Avenue and Porter Avenue were closed for approximately three hours while the scene was investigated. The collision remains under investigation by the NPD/OUPD Collision Investigation Reconstruction Team (CIRT).