Rush Springs man injured in Hughes County collision

A local man was injured in a collision on Saturday after he was struck by a vehicle attempting to pass. 

The incident took place near Allen, Oklahoma in Hughes County.

Oklahoma Highway Patrol (OHP) reported that a pickup driven by Lige Spiegel, 38, of Savana, attempted to pass a vehicle on SH-1. During the maneuver, his vehicle crashed into an oncoming pickup driven by Carson Clements, 23, of Rush Springs. Both drivers were pinned and were freed by Atwood and Holdenville Fire Departments. 

Clements was transported by Air Evac to OU Medical Center in Oklahoma City, where he was admitted with multiple injuries. Spiegel was transported by McAlester Air Care to St. Johns Hospital in Tulsa. He was admitted with leg injuries, the OHP report said. 

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