Tulsa man killed in crash on State Hwy 20 near Owasso

Posted on Saturday, January 8th, 2022 at 9:06 pm    

OWASSO, OK (ROGERS COUNTY) – A man from Tulsa was killed in a crash on State Highway 20 near Owasso on Friday afternoon, according to information from KFOR News.

The crash happened about five miles east of Owasso on OK-20, east of County Road EW 480, just after 4 p.m.

The driver of a 2009 Honda Civic was headed eastbound when he traveled off the right side of OK-20. He overcorrected his vehicle, sending him across the center line and the left side of the roadway. He overcorrected his car once more, then crashed into the driver’s side of a 2003 GMC Yukon.

The driver of the Civic, a 45-year-old man from Tulsa, died at the scene.

The other driver refused treatment at the crash scene.

Authorities believe that speed may have played a role in the collision.

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 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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