Investigators say an Oklahoma state senator was involved in a deadly crash on the Turner Turnpike Friday morning. News 9's Clayton Cummins has the story.
A representative for Sen. Allison Ikley-Freeman issued the following statement on her behalf:
During her commute to the state Capitol, Sen. Allison Ikley-Freeman was involved in an accident on the Turner Turnpike on Friday, May 22, 2020. She was transported by ambulance to OU Health Center, where she was initially listed in critical condition and underwent surgery. The senator suffered multiple injuries that will require significant recovery. As of this press release, she is being treated in the Intensive Care Unit and listed in serious but stable condition.
Sen. Ikley-Freeman is not available for comment at this time. Her family extends gratitude to her church, volunteers, and fellow legislators in the state Senate and House of Representatives for the support. Her family asks for privacy and prayer for Allison and for the family of the other person involved, who passed away at the scene.