Failure to yield leads to rollover accident in Lawton

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On September 14, 2018, at approximately 1:20 pm officers with the Lawton Police Department were dispatched to a rollover accident that was located at NW 9th and Euclid Avenue.

Officers arrived and were advised that the accident occurred when a silver Chevrolet Silverado was heading westbound on Euclid and did not obey the yield sign located at 9th and Euclid. The Silverado then hit a purple Toyota Avalon that was traveling southbound on 9th street at Euclid Avenue.

The impact of the collision caused the Silverado to roll over before coming to rest. The driver of the Silverado was ejected from the vehicle and then took off on foot, as reported by a witness. The driver of the Avalon was transported to the hospital for treatment.

The driver of the Silverado, later identified as George Morales III, was later located and issued citations for leaving the scene of an injury accident and insurance required.

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