Update: Police identify victim who crashed at NE 23rd St and Sooner Rd

Posted on Wednesday, October 13th, 2021 at 2:15 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Police have identified the woman who died at the hospital following a crash at NE 23rd St and Sooner Rd Monday, News 9 reports.

Susanna Scheiler, 77, was a passenger in the back seat of an SUV that collided with another vehicle around 11:30 a.m. The SUV occupied by Scheiler continued north after the crash before it went into a pond.

The driver and another passenger were able to escape the SUV through the sunroof. A dive team extricated Scheiler from the back seat of the vehicle. They then performed CPR on her and transported all three people to an area hospital, where Scheiler later died.

Authorities have not released details concerning the condition of the other people involved 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 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.


Person dies following crash into pond near N.E. 23rd St and Sooner Rd

Posted on Tuesday, October 12th, 2021 at 1:50 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A car drove into a pond following a collision near Northeast 23rd St and Sooner Rd Monday, KFOR reports.

The initial wreck occurred around 11:30 a.m. Following that incident, one of the vehicles involved continued north from the crash site and went into a body of water.

The car was occupied by three people when it submerged. Two of the people in the vehicle managed to escape through the car’s sunroof.

A dive team with the Oklahoma City Fire Department located the vehicle submerged under 30 ft of water. They extricated the third occupant from the backseat of the car and then performed CPR on them once they were brought to shore.

Crews transported all three occupants to an area hospital. The victim who was in the backseat died there.

The current condition of the other two occupants is unclear 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: Medical examiner rules teen’s death as accident

Posted on Thursday, August 5th, 2021 at 2:20 pm    

DEER CREEK, OK – The Medical Examiner’s Office has ruled Oluwatoyin Adewole Amuda’s death an accident, reports News 9.

The drowning occurred at home on the 21600 block of Villagio Dr on June 16th. Amuda was found unresponsive in the pool. He died despite CPR being performed on him by both bystanders and emergency personnel.

Underage drinking may have played a role in the drowning. The incident was under investigation by the Sheriff’s Office.


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 been injured in an accident, contact us today for a free consultation.


Man drowns in Fort Gibson Lake

Posted on Thursday, July 8th, 2021 at 1:55 pm    

FORT GIBSON LAKE, OK – Troopers have recovered the body of an elderly man who drowned Sunday morning, reports News 9.

Ernie Lemon Jr., 84, informed his family he was going to get a paddleboat in the Hickory Creek Cove area of the lake. That was the last time anybody saw him alive.

His body was recovered by Highway Patrol. He was not wearing a life jacket. Troopers have not released the time and date of the body recovery.

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: Authorities release June 911 call of Deer Creek drowning

Posted on Monday, June 28th, 2021 at 1:31 pm    

DEER CREEK, OK – More information concerning the June 16 drowning of Oluwatoyin Adewole Amuda, 18, has been released by authorities, reports KFOR.

The release is a roughly ten minute recording of the 911 call that was made after Amuda’s unresponsive body was found in the pool. On the recording, a woman is calling for help and she says her husband is performing CPR on a teenager.

A 911 operator is heard giving CPR instructions to the husband. Emergency crews arrive near the end of the recording. They remained on the scene and continued CPR for about a half hour.

The incident, which may involve underage drinking, is under investigation by the Sheriff’s Office.

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: More information on Deer Creek drowning released

Posted on Friday, June 25th, 2021 at 1:56 pm    

Deer Creek, OK – More details have been released concerning the drowning of a teen in Deer Creek, reports News on 6.

The manner of death has been changed by the Medical Examiner from “accidental death” to pending.

Toyin Amuda was found unresponsive in a pool on the 21600 block of Villagio Dr around 2:30 a.m. on June 16. Despite life saving measures, Amuda died at the scene.

According to the police report, trash bags full of beer cans and liquor bottles were found at the scene, as was a marijuana cigarette.

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.


Teen drowns in Deer Creek

Posted on Thursday, June 24th, 2021 at 2:00 pm    

DEER CREEK, OK – A teenager died in a drowning incident on June 16, reports KOKH.

First responders were dispatched to the 21600 block of Villagio Dr around 2:30 a.m. and found a teenager unresponsive in a pool.

Firefighters were on the scene and administered CPR to the teen until EMSA arrived. Despite their efforts, the teen was pronounced dead around 3:11 a.m.

The police reports states that alcohol and marijuana was found at the scene.

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.


Man tries to save son, drowns in Broken Bow Lake

Posted on Tuesday, June 22nd, 2021 at 1:40 pm    

BROKEN BOW, OK – A man drowned while trying to save his son on Broken Bow Lake on Sunday, reports 5 News Online.

Carlo Lomas Jr. was struggling in the lake so his father, Carlo Lomas Sr. tried to save him. The two went under and were retreived from the water by other swimmers.

Lomas Jr. was hospitalized in stable condition. His father was pronounced dead.

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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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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