Jie Shen, 40, was flown by LifeStar helicopter to Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas and is listed in stable condition with head and internal-trunk injuries, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol said.
According to the patrol, Shen was a passenger in a Honda car driven by Jian Tong, 44, Keller, Texas. Tong was southbound at 7:45 p.m. on Highway 69/75 and Paul Marsh, 61, Bokoshe, was also southbound in a tractor-trailer rig.
Another vehicle in front of Tong’s car slowed to turn left at a crossover, according to the patrol, and Tong then lost control of his car and crashed into the semi trailer.
The car went underneath the trailer.
Shen was pinned in the vehicle and freed by Calera and Colbert firefighters. According to Calera Fire-Rescue, firefighters cut the roof off the car and peeled it back to reach the victim.
Bryan County EMS began treating the victim while firefighters worked to free her.
Tong and Marsh were not injured. According to Trooper Scott King’s report, seat belts were in use in both vehicles.
The Bryan County Sheriff’s Office and Calera and Colbert police departments assisted. The southbound lanes were closed for one hour and 25 minutes.
In other emergency calls, Durant firefighters put out a dryer fire late Sunday afternoon at 1408 Dallas St. According to a fire department report, the fire started while clothes were being dried. Firefighters pulled the dryer out of the house and put out the fire.
The fire was contained to the dryer and firefighters cleared the house of smoke. Amanda Howell was the occupant of the home, according to the fire department.
Saturday evening, firefighters put out a shed fire at property owned by Velma Harrison. According to the fire department, the occupant of the property had a burn permit and was burning brush when a spark or ember ignited the shed.