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Blackwell Man Injured in Accident


An 81 year old Blackwell man is listed in stable condition today at the Wesley Medical Center in Wichita after being airlifted by eagle med yesterday. Elmer Jeffries suffered head injuries in the accident just East of Blackwell at State Highway 11.  The Oklahoma Highway Patrol report indicated Jeffries pulled onto the highway and struck a vehicle driven by 25 year old Matthew Emerine of Blackwell.  Elmer Jeffries was pinned in the vehicle for 30 minutes before being freed.  An investigation is continuing into the accident.