Two people were injured after the vehicle they were riding in overturned.
Durant Police, Bryan County EMS and the Durant Fire Department responded at 5:29 p.m. Wednesday to the accident at North Second Avenue and West Locust Street.
According to the Durant Fire Department, the occupants were out of the vehicle when firefighters arrived one minute later. A 24-year-old man had abrasions to his left arm and possible fractured ribs on his right side.
Firefighters assisted paramedics with placing him on a stretcher. A passenger, a 14-year-old boy, had neck pains and abrasions to the left arm. He was also taken to the hospital for observation.
In other news, a house burned in Platter on Wednesday. Authorities were notified of the fire at 1:08 p.m. after someone called and said the house was on fire and that flames were coming out a window. When Cartwright volunteer firefighters arrived, the home was engulfed. The State Fire Marshal’s Office will be investigating the cause of the fire.
Sheriff’s deputies took reports of two burglaries. Dana Armstrong told Deputy Tim Harwood on Wednesday that when she arrived home that evening, the door to her home on Highway 78 near Calera had been kicked in. A television and cordless drill were stolen.
Also Wednesday, John David Wayne Crowley provided a walk-in statement to the sheriff’s office that stated five firearms, a Stevens .30-06 rifle, Marlin .30-30 rifle, Hi-Point 9 mm rifle, Remington Model 870 shotgun and a Mossberg .22 rifle were stolen from his home in the 8500 block of Old Highway 70.