Posted on Thursday, March 24th, 2022 at 2:22 am
GROVE, OK – A woman passed away days after a multi-vehicle crash in Delaware County on Monday reports KFOR.
The crash happened on March 19 along US-59 near Grove around 6 p.m. A driver in a Land Rover Discovery was headed southbound on the highway and attempted to pass a Chevrolet Equinox before crashing into it.
The Chevrolet was pushed into the northbound lanes where it collided with an oncoming Ford Explorer. The Ford overturned after impact.
The driver and a 17-year-old passenger in the Ford were pinned for several hours before being freed and taken to a Tulsa hospital for injuries.
Four occupants were in the Chevrolet including a 4-year-old girl. They were pinned in their vehicle for one hour before being extricated. The driver and two passengers in the vehicle were airlifted to a nearby hospital.
Mary Tanner, 47, was a passenger in the Chevrolet and died of her injuries this past Monday.
Authorities blame reckless driving and improper passing for the cause of the fatal 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.