Hospitals in the Oklahoma City are reporting that they are seeing critically injured patients after a deadly tornado that killed at least five people struck the metro area.
Two of the dead include a mother and her young child who were thrown from a vehicle.
Integris Health System spokeswoman Brooke Cayot says three of the system's hospitals received around 50 patients and five of those are in critical condition and one of the critically injured is a child.
Spokeswoman for Mercy, Rachel Wright, says their hospital took in four patients — all in stable condition.
Two of the critically injured patients were in vehicles that were on I-40 to the west of Oklahoma City when they were caught in the tornado.
Multiple tornadoes touched down on Friday around the Oklahoma City area.