From Staff Reports A Ponca City man is in critical condition after an injury accident early Thursday morning at 12:20 a.m. on US 77 and Judo Road, seven miles north of Newkirk.
According to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, a subject driving a 1998 Chevrolet 1500 was turning northbound onto US 77 from Paradise Casino while a 2013 Kawasaki driven by Roy Mann, 53, Ponca City, was traveling southbound.
The Chevrolet hit the Kawasaki causing the vehicle to go off the roadway into a ditch. The driver of the Chevrolet continued northbound on US 77 and abandoned the vehicle in Arkansas City, Kan.
Mann was flown by Air Evac to Wesley Medical Center in Wichita, Kan. and admitted in critical condition with trunk internal and leg injuries.
The condition of the driver of the Chevrolet is under investigation.