Driver strikes, kills woman in motorized wheelchair on Shields St

Posted on Wednesday, July 7th, 2021 at 1:36 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A driver struck and killed a woman in a motorized wheelchair on Sunday in southeast Oklahoma City, reports KOCO.

The incident occurred on Shields Blvd near Southeast 89th St. The vehicle struck the victim from behind. The woman was transported to the hospital where she died from her injuries.

Following the accident, the driver remained at the scene.

The woman’s identity has not yet been released.

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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