Crash injures at least 1 person at May Ave and WB I-40

Posted on Wednesday, November 3rd, 2021 at 5:10 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – First responders were dispatched to the scene of an accident resulting in injury Wednesday, TTN Oklahoma reports

The incident was reported to authorities around 8:25 a.m.

Additional information is not available 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.


Fatal 3-vehicle crash reported on I near Peebly Rd

Posted on Monday, November 1st, 2021 at 2:41 pm    

RIDGEVIEW ESTATES, OK – A fatal collision involving three vehicles near Peebly Rd on I-40 took the life of a man Friday, Guthrie News Page reports.

Jake Sing, 23, was driving a Hyundai Elantra when he rear-ended a Subaru Outback parked on the right shoulder. The impact sent the Elantra into the right lane, where a Toyota Tundra struck it.

First responders were called to the scene around 6:30 a.m. They transported Sing to OU Medical Center, where he died.

The driver of the Tundra drove themselves to an area hospital where he was treated and released.

OHP troopers are investigating the case.

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.


Emergency crews respond to fatal accident near Capitol Hill

Posted on Tuesday, October 26th, 2021 at 2:24 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – According to News 9, a fatal crash was reported on Pennsylvania Ave near I-40 Monday.

Authorities have not released information on the cause of the wreck, went it happened, or the names of those involved in the incident.

This story will be updated when more information becomes 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.


Driver killed in rear-end crash on I-40

Posted on Wednesday, October 20th, 2021 at 2:14 pm    

EL RENO, OK – According to KOKO, a driver died after he rear-ended a vehicle on I-40.

The 56-year-old male driver was parked on the north shoulder of I-40 in a Toyota Prius. For an unknown reason, the driver went off-road and slammed into the back of a Volvo.

The collision pinned the victim underneath the Volvo. Fire crews were dispatched to the crash site around 5:15 a.m. It took them around two hours to extricate the victim from the wreckage.  Investigators believe he died upon impact.

Neither of the two occupants of the Volvo was hurt in the incident.

The exact location on I-40 where the car crash happened is unclear.

Authorities will release the victim’s name once they have notified his next of kin.

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.


Driver fatally collides with paving truck at I-40 and Meridian Ave

Posted on Wednesday, September 22nd, 2021 at 1:25 pm    

MERIDIAN, OK – KFOR reports that a man is dead following a fatal collision with a paving truck on I-40 Tuesday.

Joseph Wilson, 49, was driving a Nissan Xterra on eastbound I-40 near Meridian when he changed lanes and struck the Ford F-650 paving truck.

First responders were dispatched to the collision around 4:42 p.m.  They transported Wilson to an area hospital where he later died.

The cause of the crash has been listed as an “unsafe lane change” 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 a truck, contact us today for a free consultation.


Man struck, killed by object sticking out of trailer near Okemah

Posted on Wednesday, September 8th, 2021 at 2:22 pm    

OKEMAH, OK – A pedestrian was fatally struck by an object sticking out of a trailer as he was walking on I-40 earlier this month, KTUL reports.

On September 2, Kip Keith, 34 was walking on the shoulder of I-40 in a construction zone near Okemah when he collided with the object.

Emergency crews responded to the incident around 4 p.m. and pronounced Keith dead at the scene.

The driver did not stop after the incident.

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 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 died in an accident involving another vehicle, contact us today for a free consultation.


Medical helicopter called to scene of semi crash near El Reno

Posted on Friday, August 27th, 2021 at 3:15 pm    

EL RENO, OK – A three-vehicle collision involving a semi truck yesterday was serious enough to warrant a call for a medical helicopter, KOCO reports.

The collision happened on eastbound I-40 west of El Reno late yesterday morning.

Few other details are available at this time. However, we will provide updates if possible.

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 truck 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 reported on I-40

Posted on Thursday, August 12th, 2021 at 1:37 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – An accident was reported on I-40 at 8:13 a.m. Thursday morning, according to TTN Oklahoma City.

The accident occurred on the shoulder of the section of I-40 west of May Ave. Details on the cause of the accident are not 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.


Driver on I-40 blows tire, gets struck by semi-truck

Posted on Thursday, July 29th, 2021 at 2:13 pm    

A car was being driven on its spare tire when it blew out and caused the driver to lose control of the vehicle. The car was then struck by a semi-truck.

The driver of the car was hospitalized. Their current condition is not known. The driver of the semi-truck was not hurt in the collision.

There is no information available concerning what time the crash took place.

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 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 another vehicle, contact us today for a free consultation.


Driver on I-40 blows tire, gets struck by semi-truck

Posted on Wednesday, July 28th, 2021 at 2:26 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A driver on I-40 blew a tire, lost control of their vehicle, and was then struck by a semi-truck, reports Shardaa Grey.

The crash happened around 7:49 a.m. Wednesday morning on the part of westbound I-40 near S Harrah Rd.

After colliding with the vehicle, the semi-truck went off the roadway and into a wooded area.

Emergency crews closed all lanes of traffic in the area in order to retrieve the semi-truck from the trees in the wooded area.

The driver of the vehicle was hospitalized. Their condition is unknown at this time. According to troopers, the driver of the semi-truck is in stable condition.


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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