A Shawnee man was taken to the hospital with neck and internal trunk injuries after a collision in Lincoln County.
According to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, Daniel Nicklas, 64, of Shawnee, was transported by REACT EMS to the OU Medical Center in Oklahoma City after a crash at approximately 4:32 p.m. at U.S. 177, about 0.3 miles south of County Road 990 about 10 miles South of Wellston.
In the report, OHP said Nicklas was driving south in his 2013 Chevrolet on U.S. 177 when he was hit head on by a 2007 Toyota driven by Gunner Baker, 18, of Mannford who was traveling northbound.
OHP said Baker fell asleep at the wheel and crossed the center line to the shoulder of the highway, woke up, jerked to the right and hit another car driven by 2013 Dodge driven by Charles Barrows, 34, of Ponca City with passenger Matthew Wright, 34, of Ponca City.
Baker then crossed back over the line and hit the vehicle driven by Nicklas, OHP said.
Barrows, his passenger and Baker were not injured, according to OHP.
The report said the condition of Barrows and Nicklas at the time of the crash was apparently normal but Baker was listed as being sleepy.
OHP said the seat belts were equipped and used, airbags were equipped, but only deployed in vehicles driven by Baker and Nicklas, the weather was cloudy and the roadway was wet.
The OHP was assisted by the Meeker Police Department, Wellston Police Department, Jacktown Fire Department and REACT EMS.