A driver lost control of his vehicle on U.S. 64 after hitting a deer that was left lying in the road after an earlier wreck, according to a release from the Oklahoma Highway Patrol.

The Pontiac car then collided with an oncoming Chevrolet Avalanche, OHP reports.

Keith Crocker, 33, of Stillwater, was driving the Pontiac east on U.S. 64 when he hit the deer in the road about five miles east of Perry in Noble County, according to the highway patrol.

Crocker lost control of the Pontiac, drove into the westbound lane and collided with a Chevrolet Avalanche driven by George Kent, 73, of Perry.

Crocker suffered head, arm and leg injuries, OHP reports. He was transported by ambulance to Stillwater Medical Center. He is in good condition, a hospital spokeswoman said.

Kent also suffered head, arm and leg injuries, OHP reports. He was in serious condition when he was taken by helicopter to St. Anthony Hospital. His condition was not available by press time today.

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