1 person dead, 1person injured following single-vehicle wreck on I-35

Posted on Friday, November 5th, 2021 at 2:22 pm    

NOBLE COUNTY, OK – A driver died and their passenger was critically injured in a single-car wreck on I-35 Thursday, KFOR reports.

Gregory Arnold, 57, was driving a Toyota 4Runner on southbound I-35 when his vehicle strayed off the road, collided with multiple objects, rolled over, and finally came to rest on its wheels.

Arnold’s passenger, Mei Wu Arnold, 62, was trapped underneath the vehicle until emergency crews arrived and used the Jaws of Life to extricate her around 7:15 a.m.

Mei Wu Arnold was then flown to a nearby hospital in critical condition with injuries to her head, torso, and legs.

Gregory was pronounced dead at the scene of the wreck.

Authorities are investigating the cause of the incident.

It is unclear exactly where on I-35 the traffic accident happened.


Update: Police release more info on I-35 motorcycle crash

Posted on Monday, October 11th, 2021 at 2:34 pm    

OKLAHOMA, CITY – Oklahoma City police have released more information on the crash involving a motorcycle Thursday at Southeast 44th St and I-35, News on 6 reports.

Josh Holderness, 26, was taken to the hospital by first responders after he collided with a truck. According to police, Holderness was at fault for the accident.

Police initially reported that Holderness died in the crash, but his family later confirmed he was still alive. His mother was able to identify him based on his tattoos.

Doctors induced Holderness into a coma due to severe swelling in his brain.

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 motorcycle 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 while riding a motorcycle, contact us today for a free consultation.


Semi-truck overturns on NB I-35, injures at least 1 person

Posted on Thursday, September 23rd, 2021 at 2:28 pm    

The truck driver was walking around outside of the vehicle when first responders arrived at the scene of the accident.

Authorities have not released information on the time or cause of the accident.

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 trucking 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 a semi-truck, contact us today for a free consultation.


Update: Victim of fatal crash on I-35 identified by Troopers

Posted on Tuesday, September 21st, 2021 at 2:06 pm    

GUTHRIE, OK – Authorities identified the victim of a fatal wreck involving a semi-truck on I-35 Friday morning, according to KFOR.

Harry Hueston, 24, was driving a Honda Civic on southbound I-35 near Hwy 33 when he rear-ended a semi-truck. First responders were dispatched to the scene of the accident and pronounced Hueston dead around 10 a.m.

The crash is under investigation by the Oklahoma Highway Patrol.


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 trucking accident 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 involving another vehicle, contact us today for a free consultation.

Motorcyclist in Del Mar Laning hospitalized after striking attenuator

Posted on Tuesday, July 20th, 2021 at 2:25 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A motorcyclist was hospitalized after slamming into an attenuator on Sunday afternoon, reports Guthrie News Page.

Gary L Staley, 60, was riding a Harley Davidson on I-40 around 1:30 p.m. Sunday.

As Staley got onto the ramp from westbound I-40 to southbound I-35, he lost control of the motorcycle, left the road, and slammed into an attenuator.

The impact launched Staley 71 ft into a bridge support. Staley was not wearing a helmet at the time of the collision.

He was hospitalized at OU Medical Center with injuries to both his external and internal trunk, head, arms, and legs.

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 City motorcycle accident 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 involving another vehicle, contact us today for a free consultation.


Dump truck driver strikes semi-truck near Davis, dies

Posted on Wednesday, July 14th, 2021 at 1:36 pm    

DAVIS, OK – A dump truck driver is dead after running into a semi-truck near Davis on Monday morning, reports KTEN.

Enrique R. Martinez, 66, was driving north on I-35 about three miles south of Davis when he collided with a semi-truck around 9 a.m.

Following the collision, Martinez was taken to OU Medical Center where he died that evening.

The driver of the semi-truck was uninjured.

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.


Crash south of Davis kills one, injures another

Posted on Tuesday, July 6th, 2021 at 3:28 pm    

DAVIS, OK – One person lost their life and another was hospitalized following a collision near Davis on Saturday, reports The Daily Ardmoreite.

The crash occurred on northbound I-35 two miles south of Davis. A Nissan Sentra strayed off the road and into a trailer attached to a GMC pickup.

The crash ejected a passenger through the Nissan’s windshield. They were pronounced dead at the scene. The driver was hospitalized in critical condition at OU Medical Center.

Law enforcement is still investigating the cause of 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.


Semi-truck driver falls asleep, overturns on I-35

Posted on Friday, July 2nd, 2021 at 2:02 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A semi-truck overturned on Friday morning after the driver fell asleep at the wheel, reports KOKH.

The incident happened on I-35 near NW 27th St. According to OHP, the driver drove off the road after going to sleep. The accident shut down the road for several hours.

No other details, such as the time of the accident, are available.

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.


Accident on I-35 disrupts, slows traffic

Posted on Monday, June 7th, 2021 at 2:22 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Traffic on I-35 was disrupted due to a traffic accident Monday morning, reports TTN Oklahoma.
The accident was reported at 8:50 a.m. Traffic was blocked from NB I-35 south of I-40 to SE Grand Blvd and Exit 124. The cause of the accident has not been determined 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.


Accident on I-35 delays traffic

Posted on Thursday, May 27th, 2021 at 2:21 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Traffic was slowed down due to an incident on I-35, reports TTN Oklahoma.
The incident was reported around 8:25 a.m.  Traffic was slowed from I-35 north of I-40 to Exit 129. No word available on what caused the accident.

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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