Ronald Banton killed in car crash, Dustin Hall, driver of other vehicle, arrested for DUI
Oklahoma City police said a crash that killed a father of four young children was caused by a man who was high on drugs.
Oklahoma City police said Dustin Hall, 31, caused a crash Monday night near NE 10th and N. Standish.
According to officers, Hall was high on drugs and admitted to looking down at his phone.
Ronald Banton, 27, was killed in the crash. His 5-year-old son JaeRon was in the car with him but was not hurt.
Hall was arrested and police said he could be charged with second-degree murder.
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A man was arrested Monday after another man was killed in a northeast Oklahoma City traffic accident, police reported.
Dustin Shane Hall, 31, was arrested on complaints of driving under the influence of drugs and causing a fatality accident and being without a state driver's license, police said.
At least four children were airlifted by medical helicopter Tuesday afternoon from the scene of a one-vehicle crash in Menallen Township, according to state police.
A van driven by Leah Rudolph 33, overturned on Coon Road at approximately 3:47 p.m., said a state police spokesman. It was later determined that she fell asleep at the wheel.
The driver of a tractor-trailer was injured in a rollover accident late Friday morning, Oklahoma City police said.
Officers say the accident is half a mile south of Southwest 89th Street and Sara Road. The northbound lanes have debris on them, crews said.
Crews extracted the driver of the semi who was transported to a hospital. The severity of his injuries are not known.
A man was airlifted to a local hospital after an accident in Carrollton Tuesday night that also injured a teen passenger.
The single-vehicle accident happened just after 9 p.m. on Titus Creek Road at the intersection of Smiths Neck Road, where the driver of a 1999 Dodge Durango lost control and struck a tree, according to Virginia State Police spokeswoman.
A father who was dropping off his child at a school in Nichols Hills accidentally struck and killed him Tuesday morning, according to Oklahoma City police.
The incident occurred on the grounds of the Christ the King Catholic School near North Pennsylvania Avenue and Wilshire Boulevard, where the boy was a student, officers said.
A mother, later identified as Kerri Chavez, 32, and her two young children and a semi driver were injured Thursday in a crash at Northlake and Hall boulevards in The Acreage.
The wreck occurred just before 10 a.m.