Driver arrested after colliding with moving train in Tulsa

Posted on Friday, October 2nd, 2020 at 8:26 pm    

TULSA, OK – Officials with the Tulsa Police Department have one man in custody after he drove directly into a moving train early Tuesday morning.

According to KVOO, the collision occurred near the intersection of Southwest Boulevard and 17th Street at about 4:25 a.m. Police say the driver rolled slowly through the railroad crossing and hit the train which was moving at a very slow rate of speed.

The unidentified man was transported to a local hospital and subsequently arrested for allegedly driving under the influence as well as other traffic violations.

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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