Tulsa police: Sleeping driver crashes into pole at the traffic circle near Admiral in Mingo

TULSA - Tulsa police say they believe a man may have fallen asleep at the wheel at the traffic circle near Admiral and Mingo early Monday.

Witnesses told police they saw the man leaving a nearby club around 1:30 a.m. shortly before the wreck.

Police say the man lost control of his car near the traffic circle and hit a pole.

Emergency crews used the Jaws of Life to extricate the man.  He was transported to a nearby hospital in critical condition.

Police say he was driving between 50 and 60 miles per hour at the time of the crash.

The wreck is still under investigation.
 

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