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Major Car Accident Shuts Down Parts of B.A. Expressway

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Tulsa Police have shut down eastbound traffic Broken Arrow Expressway between Harvard and Sheridan.

Police say a small car came to a complete stop on the B.A. after it's spare tire came loose.

A SUV traveling at a high rate of speed collided with the stopped car around 8 p.m.. Six people, including children, were in the stopped car. Only one person was reported in the other.

According to police, the children were unrestrained in the backseat when the collision happened. Several people have been transported to various Tulsa hospitals in critical condition.

"The impact was pretty significant its collapsed in the passenger compartment, in the rear on passenger side, there's a child seat back there that's kind of crushed in as well, but everyone has been removed and taken to the hospital," says Corp. Jacob Johnston.

Johnston says five people can be safely seated in the car that was struck.

Police say the road will be closed until they are done investigating. They will be using technology to recreate the scene to better understand what happened.

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