Man dead after being crushed between two vehicles on 3rd St

Posted on Sunday, November 7th, 2021 at 9:36 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A man was fatally crushed between two vehicles following a separate rear-end crash in Oklahoma City early Saturday morning, according to KFOR News.

The crash happened in the 5800 block of SW 3rd Street near a Walmart at about 12:30 a.m., after a man crashed into the rear of another vehicle. The man was then standing in front of his vehicle and behind the struck car. A third driver then crashed into the back of the man’s vehicle, causing him to be crushed between his vehicle and the rear-ended car.

The man was pronounced dead after the incident. He was not immediately identified.

It is unclear if the other drivers were hurt 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 City 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.

 


Two people killed in early-morning head-on crash on Lake Hefner Pkwy

Posted on Saturday, November 6th, 2021 at 9:12 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Two people were killed in a head-on car accident that happened on Lake Hefner Parkway early this morning, according to information from KFOR News.

The collision happened in the northbound lanes of the highway between 122nd Street and Hefner Road at around 4 a.m., when at least two vehicles collided. A wrong-way driver may have been involved in the incident.

Two people were pronounced dead after the collision.

The accident remains under investigation 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 City 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.

 


1 dead, 1 injured after multi-vehicle crash on I-40 in OKC

Posted on Saturday, October 30th, 2021 at 5:56 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A 23-year-old was killed in a multi-vehicle pin-in crash on I-40 in Oklahoma City yesterday morning, according to KFOR News.

The crash happened on eastbound I-40, near Peebly Road at around 6:25 a.m., when 23-year-old Guthrie man Jake Sing, driving a 2014 Hyundai Elantra, drove off the right side of the highway and crashed into a 2005 Subaru Outback that was parked on the right shoulder.

The Elantra was then struck by a 2021 Toyota Tundra being driven by a 49-year-old man from Porum.

Sing was pinned within his vehicle as a result of the crash. After being extricated using the jaws of life tool, he was taken to the hospital in Oklahoma City, where he later succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead.

The driver of the Tundra was taken to a separate hospital in Oklahoma City, and then was later released.

Authorities continue to investigate the collision 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 City 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 crash reported on N Enterprise Rd

Posted on Thursday, October 28th, 2021 at 3:02 pm    

NEWKIRK, OK – According to KFOR, a fatal single-vehicle crash was reported on N Enterprise Rd Tuesday.

Police say that a juvenile, who was possibly impaired, was driving a Jeep Wrangler when the wreck happened around 10:45 p.m.\

First responders transported a  male 17-year-old and a male 18-year-0ld to the hospital. The 17-year-old died. The 18-year-old is in critical condition. The driver of the Wrangler was not injured.

Investigators are working to determine the cause of 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 wrongful death lawyers 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 died in an accident involving another vehicle, contact us today for a free consultation.


Alleged impaired driver fatally strikes another vehicle on Pennsylvania Ave

Posted on Thursday, October 28th, 2021 at 2:46 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A fatal collision involving an alleged impaired driver was reported on Pennsylvania Ave near I-40 Monday, according to News on 6.

According to the police, Craig Weeks was driving on Pennsylvania Ave when he ran a red light and struck a vehicle operated by Timothy Cotton, 49. The impact from the collision flipped one of the vehicles on its side.

One of the officers at the scene of the accident said he smelled alcohol on Week’s breath. The police arrested Weeks and booked him into the Oklahoma County jail for DUI, failure to stop a red light, and first-degree manslaughter.

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 wrongful death 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 died in an accident involving another vehicle, contact us today for a free consultation.


4-year-old dead, driver injured after crash on Indian Nation Tpk

Posted on Sunday, October 24th, 2021 at 9:08 pm    

HENRYETTA, OK – A child was killed and a driver was injured in a crash on the Indian Nation Turnpike this afternoon, according to KTUL.

The collision happened at around 2 p.m. near the town of Henryetta, about 15 miles north of Hanna.

A 4-year-old girl died at the scene of the collision. The unidentified driver was taken to the hospital, where they were later released.

Authorities continue to investigate the crash 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.

 


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.

 


Pedestrian fatally stuck by 2 vehicles at SW 59th and Walker Ave

Posted on Friday, October 8th, 2021 at 1:48 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – According to KFOR, a deadly collision involving two vehicles and a pedestrian was reported at Southwest 59th and Walker Ave Thursday.

Two drivers struck the pedestrian. One of the drivers fled the scene following the crash.

It is unclear exactly when the incident occurred.

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.


Le Flore County hunting trip turns deadly

Posted on Tuesday, October 5th, 2021 at 1:49 pm    

LE FLORE COUNTY, OK – A doctor died in an apparent crossbow accident while hunting bears, KFOR reports.

Dr. Muhammad Faisal Khan, 52, a rheumatologist, went on the hunting trip last Thursday with a new crossbow.

Deputies discovered Dr. Khan’s corpse beside his hunting stand on Saturday. A crossbow bolt penetrated one of his legs.

Law enforcement is waiting for the medical examiner’s report to determine if the incident was an accident or if foul play was involved.

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 someone you love has died in an accident, contact us today for a free consultation.

Woman in wheelchair fatally struck by car while crossing street in Tulsa

Posted on Saturday, October 2nd, 2021 at 9:29 pm    

TULSA, OK – A woman crossing the street in a motorized wheelchair is dead after she was hit by a driver in Tulsa on Wednesday night, according to Tulsa World.

The incident happened near Hartford Avenue and 46th Street N at around 7 p.m., as a woman in her mid-60s in a motorized wheelchair was crossing the street with her husband.

Th unidentified victim and her husband, who was not hit in the collision, were both taken to the hospital. She was pronounced dead a short time later.

The driver said he did not see the victim before the crash and that he had a green traffic light. He is not believed to have been under the influence when the accident happened.

 

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 pedestrian 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.

 

Ed Abel Named Oklahoma City Personal Injury Litigator of the Year

Ed Abel was awarded the Litigator of the Year award as recognition of his tremendous success in the courtroom defending the lives of Oklahomans, and his unique service as a true son of the State of Oklahoma. He has won some of the largest verdicts in Oklahoma's history, and he and his team have successfully argued against harmful tort reform laws in the state Supreme Court. His impact is so widespread across the state that Governor Mary Fallin declared May 1st as "Ed Abel Day."

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