NPD Investigates Double Fatality Collision

Date of Press Release: 
Tue, 01/09/2018
Press Release By: 
Sarah Jensen

The Norman Police Department responded to a report of a critical injury collision near 60th Avenue SE and State Highway 9 at 12:27 p.m. The preliminary investigation into the collision indicated that a vehicle traveling eastbound on State Highway 9 crossed left of center colliding head-on with another vehicle traveling westbound.

The drivers of both vehicles were declared deceased at the scene. The identification of both drivers is pending further notifications of next of kin.

One lane of State Highway 9 in both directions was closed for approximately five hours while officers investigated the collision. The collision is under investigation by the NPD/OUPD Collision Investigation Reconstruction Team (CIRT).