4 hospitalized after Heartland Flyer train crashes into car carrier trailer

Posted on Saturday, October 16th, 2021 at 9:56 pm    

MARIETTA, OK – Four people were hospitalized after the Heartland Flyer train crashed into an auto carrier trailer stuck on the tracks in Marietta on Friday night, according to KFOR.

The accident happened on U.S. Highway 77 and Addington Bend Road at about 7 p.m., after a carrier trailer had gotten stuck on the tracks and could not be moved.

The train conductors were not able to stop the train in time, despite the attempts of emergency personnel to warn them.

The trailer was split in two on impact, with vehicles sent flying in multiple directions.

Four occupants of the train were taken to the hospital for the treatment of non-critical injuries.

The driver of the carrier trailer was not hurt in the accident.

 

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 truck 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.

 


Fatal 3-vehicle collision reported near Meadows at River Bend

Posted on Friday, October 15th, 2021 at 2:59 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A three-vehicle collision took the life of a person at NW 63rd St and N Council Rd Thursday, according to KFOR.

Dispatchers sent first responders to the crash site around 5 p.m.

Additional information, such as the cause of the crash or the victim’s identity, is not available at this time.

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.


Driver collides with motorcyclist who ran red light near Winds West

Posted on Friday, October 15th, 2021 at 2:52 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A pickup truck struck and critically injured a motorcyclist who ran a red light at SW 44th St and Council Rd Thursday, KFOR reports

Police were called to the scene of the accident around 7:42 p.m. The motorcyclist was taken to an area hospital in stable but severe condition. The pickup truck driver was not injured.

Officers do not believe impairment was a factor in the collision.

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.


Accident reported at May Ave on 18th St

Posted on Friday, October 15th, 2021 at 6:47 am    

OKLAHOMA, OKC- An accident took place at May Ave on 18th St at around 9:30 p.m. on October 14, a TTN Oklahoma city reports.

Authorities have not released further information about the accident at this time.

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.

 


Drowsy driver crashes into 2 power poles at 61st St and Peoria Ave

Posted on Thursday, October 14th, 2021 at 1:58 pm    

TULSA, OK – According to News on 6, a woman was injured after crashing into multiple power poles at 61st St and Peoria Ave Wednesday.

The woman was on her way home from work when she fell asleep at the wheel and slammed into a power pole. Her vehicle continued until it plowed into another pole.

First responders transported the woman to an area hospital with cuts on her face. She was also showing signs of having a concussion.

Exactly when the wreck happened, as well as the current condition of the victim, are unclear at this time.

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.


Fatal single-vehicle rollover crash reported on Oklahoma 113

Posted on Thursday, October 14th, 2021 at 1:49 pm    

PITTSBURG COUNTY, OK – A rollover crash on OK 113 took the life of a man Tuesday afternoon, KTUL reports.

Lawrence Snow, 59, was driving a northbound OK 113 when he failed to negotiate a turn and left the roadway. His vehicle rolled once, ejecting Snow in the process, before landing on its wheels.

Where and when the crash happened is unknown at this time.

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.


Injury incident reported at S Eastern Ave

Posted on Thursday, October 14th, 2021 at 5:52 am    

OKLAHOMA, OKC- A vehicle crash occurred at the S Eastern Ave on the SE of 89th Street at around 2:00 a.m. on October 13, according to Oklahoma transportation traffic reports.

There are no reports about the cause of the accident. However, authorities said to expect delays around the area due to the crash.

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.


Reported incident at N Linn Ave; traffic delays in the area

Posted on Thursday, October 14th, 2021 at 5:44 am    

OKLAHOMA, OKC- A vehicle accident happened at the N Linn Ave of NW of 10th Street around 1:00 a.m on October 13, according to reports from Oklahoma Transportation traffic.

The accident caused delays in traffic according to the authorities.

Information about the cause of the accident and the victims are unknown.

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.


Update: Police identify victim who crashed at NE 23rd St and Sooner Rd

Posted on Wednesday, October 13th, 2021 at 2:15 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Police have identified the woman who died at the hospital following a crash at NE 23rd St and Sooner Rd Monday, News 9 reports.

Susanna Scheiler, 77, was a passenger in the back seat of an SUV that collided with another vehicle around 11:30 a.m. The SUV occupied by Scheiler continued north after the crash before it went into a pond.

The driver and another passenger were able to escape the SUV through the sunroof. A dive team extricated Scheiler from the back seat of the vehicle. They then performed CPR on her and transported all three people to an area hospital, where Scheiler later died.

Authorities have not released details concerning the condition of the other people involved in the crash.

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.


Update: Man charged in connection to fatal OK-33 crash

Posted on Wednesday, October 13th, 2021 at 1:54 pm    

EDMOND, OK – A man has been charged in connection to a fatal car crash at OK 33 and Pennsylvania Ave that killed Barbara Heflin, 79, on January 19, Guthrie News Page reports.

According to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, Mark Gellenbeck, 32, was behind the wheel of a Ford F-250 on westbound OK 33 prior to the crash.

As Gallenbeck approached the intersection with Pennsylvania Ave, he attempted to reach for something in the passenger seat, causing his vehicle to drift into the eastbound lanes and collide with Heflin’s Chevrolet Impala.

First responders pronounced Heflin dead at the scene of the accident around 10:30 a.m.

Gellenbeck’s bond is set at $5000.

 

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