1 dead, 2 injured following head-on collision near Eufaula

Posted on Friday, March 5th, 2021 at 7:13 pm    

EUFAULA, OK – One man died and two others were rushed to Tulsa hospitals after a head-on collision along with Oklahoma 9 on Thursday.

According to Tulsa World, 20-year-old Jacob Borba was traveling east on the freeway when an oncoming vehicle crossed into his lane and struck Borba’s vehicle head-on.

Borba died at the scene of the crash. His 20-year-old male passenger was airlifted to a hospital in critical condition.

The driver responsible for the crash, a 41-year-old man from Eufaula was also flown to the hospital. It is still unclear what caused him to drift into the oncoming lane 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 Tulsa 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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