Drunk driver hits fuel tanker on highway, drives away

TULSA - A woman is in jail after troopers say she hit a fuel tanker and took off.

It happened around 1:30 a.m. on Highway 169 near 56th Street North.  A witness to the accident followed the driver to QuikTrip two miles away at 76th Street North.

According to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, the woman was trying to pass the truck on the shoulder of the highway, but she ended up hitting the tanker and spinning off into a median wall before driving off.

Along with leaving the scene of an accident, the woman was booked on suspicion of drunk driving.

Troopers have not released the name of the driver.

No one was injured.

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