Escaped bison causes wrecks on Hwy 9

Posted on Monday, October 25th, 2021 at 2:00 pm    

NORMAN, OK – Minor injuries were reported after an escaped bison caused multiple accidents on the 1100 block of SR 9 Saturday, according to News 9.

The 12-year-old bison escaped from Big Sky Ranch, owned by Sherry Taylor.

A driver heading west on SH 9 struck the bison at around 1:15 a.m. Another vehicle swerved to avoid hitting the animal.

The bison then moved to the eastbound lanes, where it was fatally struck by a second vehicle.

Minor injuries were reported in the incident. All the cars involved were totaled.

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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