Woman hospitalized after street racers force driver off I-44

Posted on Sunday, June 13th, 2021 at 12:49 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – One person was hospitalized after a driver was run off the road during an alleged street race on I-44 last night, according to News 9.

The accident happened near Woodward and SW 41st Street, as four vehicles were reportedly racing.

An uninvolved driver was run off the highway, where they lost control of the vehicle, and overturned into a backyard nearby.

A female passenger was hospitalized with severe injuries.

No further information is 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 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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