Person Taken To Hospital After Semi-Truck Crash

Posted on Friday, February 21st, 2020 at 2:06 pm    

A person was hospitalized after being struck by a semi-truck, a February 21 article of KOCO reported.

The incident happened at Swift Trasnportation near Northwest 10th Street and Morgan Road, on Friday morning. The victim was sent to OU Medical Center to get treatment.

The Oklahoma attorneys at the Abel Law Firm understand that crash victims are left with financial burdens due to expensive treatments. However, if this happens to you, we may be able to offer you legal assistance so you can obtain treatment funds from negligent parties. Call us today at (405) 239-7046 to learn more about your options.


Fatal Hit-And-Run Crash Suspect Arrested

Posted on Thursday, February 13th, 2020 at 3:55 am    

The suspect of a fatal hit-and-run has been arrested and charged, a February 10 article of KJRH reported.

The incident near East 71st Street and South Memorial Avenue, Monday afternoon. 25-year-old Zachary Poland struck and killed a homeless man who was camping in the area. On the other hand, the victim’s identity has not been released. Due to the incident, Poland was booked in the Tulsa County Jail for first degree manslaughter. He attended his first court hearing on Monday, February 11 and was let out on a $30,000 bond. Also, he was required to wear a tracking device.

The lawyers at the Abel Law Firm in Oklahoma believe that families who have lost their loved ones in a car accident should be entitled to remunerations to help them recover their financial loss. If you are in such a situation, we may be able to help you pursue damage claims from negligent parties. Learn more about your options from us today by calling (405) 239-7046.


Moore High School Crash Suspect Lost Son In Crash Day Before Incident

Posted on Thursday, February 6th, 2020 at 2:54 pm    

The man who crashed into a Moore High School cross-country team revealed that his son was also killed in a crash a day before, a February 6 article of The Journal Gazette reported.

On February 3, 57-year-old Max Leroy Townsend crashed into six students near the school’s sports complex, resulting in two deaths and four injuries. Joe Gonzales noticed Townsend talking to himself muttering “I just lost my son.” before the crash occurred. It turns out that his son died in a car crash on Sunday.

Regardless, Townsend was arrested on charges of leaving the scene of the accident and first-degree manslaughter. Also, authorities believed Townsend was intoxicated while driving.

The Oklahoma wrongful death attorneys at the Abel Law Firm express their deepest thoughts and condolences to the family and friends who are mourning the loss of their loved ones.


Two Students Dead, Four Injured After Tragic Truck Crash

Posted on Wednesday, February 5th, 2020 at 4:25 am    

Two students died and four others suffered injuries after horrific accident near Moore High School, a February 5 article of The Washington Post reported.

The incident happened on February 3 around 3:30 PM near Moore High School’s sports complex. Six students who were members of a cross-country team were struck by a red pickup truck. 57-year-old Max Leroy Townsend’s truck hit two other vehicles before finally stopping.

17-year-old senior Rachel Freeman was one of the team’s top runners who died after the crash. Also, Yuridia Martinez was pronounced deceased on arrival at the hospital in critical condition.

A school spokeswoman said Kolby Crum is in critical condition at Oklahoma Children’s Hospital. Also, Shiloh Hutchison and Joseph White were reported to be in fair condition while Ashton Baza was released Monday night. There was a seventh student with the group but was not injured.

Townsend was arrested on charges of leaving the scene of the accident and first-degree manslaughter. Also, authorities believed Townsend was intoxicated while driving.

The Oklahoma wrongful death attorneys at the Abel Law Firm express their deepest thoughts and condolences to the family and friends who are mourning the loss of their loved one.


Officers Searching For Hit-And-Run Driver

Posted on Friday, January 31st, 2020 at 2:14 pm    

Police are looking for the driver who struck a woman and fled the scene, a January 23 article of Fox 25 reported.

The incident occurred at the intersection of SE 15th and S. High around 6:45 AM, January 23. The vehicle that hit her was a black Monte Carlo. Despite the hit-and-run, the woman was expected to be okay. More information is unavailable.

The Oklahoma attorneys at the Abel Law Firm understand that crash victims are left with financial burdens due to expensive treatments. However, if this happens to you, we may be able to offer you legal assistance so you can obtain treatment funds from negligent parties. Call us today at (405) 239-7046 to learn more about your options.


Father, 2 Children Injured After Speeding Car Crashed

Posted on Thursday, January 30th, 2020 at 10:33 am    

A father and his two children were rushed to the hospital after being hit by a car, a January 28 article of Oklahoma’s News 6/a> reported.

The incident occurred in the evening, in the area of Forrest Hills Drive. Dan Borgersen was jogging and pushing a stroller with his two children inside. Suddenly, they were hit by a car that was rushing downhill. He, 3-year-old Caroline and 5-year-old Evan were taken to the hospital to get treated. Dan suffered the worst injuries with a concussion and stitches down his back. Guthrie Police is still investigating the accident.

The Oklahoma attorneys at the Abel Law Firm understand that crash victims are left with financial burdens due to expensive treatments. However, if this happens to you, we may be able to offer you legal assistance so you can obtain treatment funds from negligent parties. Call us today at (405) 239-7046 to learn more about your options.


Pedestrian Dead After Two Vehicles Struck Him

Posted on Monday, January 13th, 2020 at 6:50 pm    

A pedestrian died after being struck by two-vehicles, a January 3 article of Oklahoma’s News 4 reported.

The incident happened around 8:59 AM, in Interstate 40 East. 56-year-old Mark A. Stauffer was hit by a 2018 Kenworth tractor-trailer and a second vehicle. The tractor-trailer driver tried to avoid hitting Stauffer, but he jumped in front of the rig and was hit by its fender. Then, he was hit by another vehicle that left the scene. Oklahoma Highway Patrol believed the crash was an “intentional act”.

The lawyers at the Abel Law Firm in Oklahoma believe that families who have lost their loved ones in a car accident should be entitled to remunerations to help them recover their financial loss. If you are in such a situation, we may be able to help you pursue damage claims from negligent parties. Learn more about your options from us today by calling (405) 239-7046.


Pedestrian Dead After El Reno Collision

Posted on Thursday, January 9th, 2020 at 12:29 am    

A fatal rollover crash resulted in the death of a pedestrian, a January 2 article of Oklahoma’s News 4 reported.

That night, Canadian County deputies and emergency crews responded to the crash in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 40 at Banner Road. In response, they closed off the road in both directions at around 9:35 PM.

The lawyers at the Abel Law Firm in Oklahoma believe that families who have lost their loved ones in a car accident should be entitled to remunerations to help them recover their financial loss. If you are in such a situation, we may be able to help you pursue damage claims from negligent parties. Learn more about your options from us today by calling (405) 239-7046.


Pedestrian Died After Crash Involving Oklohama City Officer

Posted on Wednesday, January 8th, 2020 at 1:47 am    

A pedestrian died after being hit by a police vehicle, a January 3 article of Oklahoma’s News 4 reported.

59-year-old Terence Kilgore parked his car on the side of westbound Interstate 40 near Manning Road. He left to get fuel and then went back to his vehicle. As he was crossing the interstate, he was hit by at least two vehicles, one of which was a police vehicle driven by Sgt. John Ricketts. Consequently, investigations are now being conducted, but Sgt. Ricketts was not placed on administrative leave. Meanwhile, neither the officer nor the other driver involved in the collision were hurt.

The lawyers at the Abel Law Firm in Oklahoma believe that families who have lost their loved ones in a car accident should be entitled to remunerations to help them recover their financial loss. If you are in such a situation, we may be able to help you pursue damage claims from negligent parties. Learn more about your options from us today by calling (405) 239-7046.


Woman Dies After Oklahoma City Pedestrian Accident

Posted on Wednesday, October 20th, 2010 at 9:14 am    

A woman died Tuesday after a Oklahoma City pedestrian accident, police said.

According to officials with the Oklahoma City Police Department, 50 year-old Cheryl Bingham was struck by a car shortly before 10:30 a.m. Friday while crossing Northeast 23 just east of Martin Luther King Avenue. She was seriously injured in the crash and trasnported by ambulance to an area hospital for treatment.

Bingham was pronounced dead Tuesday morning, Oklahoma City Police Department Sgt. Jennifer Wardlow said.

Police say 39 year-old Tony Leroy Hankins was arrested on a complaint of leaving the scene of an injury accident. Police say a woman who saw the accident followed Hankins’ vehicle and gave directions to police.

It is not known if the complaints against Hankins have been amended in light of Bingham’s death.

Our thoughts and prayers are with the victim’s family and friends during this difficult time.

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