Carter County crash kills one, injures four

Posted on Tuesday, June 8th, 2021 at 1:37 pm    

WILSON, OK – A crash in Carter County on Sunday took the life of one man and injured four others, reports KFOR.

At around 5:30 p.m. on Sunday a Dodge Ram driven by Dustin R. Bulla was heading south on Keller Road. It strayed into oncoming traffic and collided with Honda Odyssey that was occupied by Brian Eccles, 41, Michal Y. Eccles, and three children.

The occupants of the Honda were all wearing seat belts at the time of the accident. Bulla did not wear his.

Michal Eccles was pronounced dead after he was hospitalized at Mercy of Healdton Hospital. Brian Eccles was hospitalized first at Ardmore Hospital and was then taken to OU Medical Center.

Two of the children were hospitalized and subsequently released at Mercy of Ardmore Hospital. One child, the youngest, was also taken to Mercy of Ardmore Hospital but was then taken to OU Medical Center.

The driver of the van, Bulla, refused medical treatment.

This information is presented as a way to help keep our community safer and is not meant to be taken as legal advice. However, the Oklahoma car accident attorneys at the Abel Law Firm have helped clients secure financial compensation for their medical bills, lost wages, and other expenses. If you or someone you love has been injured in an accident involving another vehicle, contact us today for a free consultation.

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