38-year-old man killed in El Reno crash caused by blown tire

Posted on Saturday, March 20th, 2021 at 8:58 pm    

EL RENO, OK (CANADIAN COUNTY) – A 38-year-old man was killed when one of his tires blew while on I-40 near El Reno yesterday evening, according to KFOR.

The accident happened on I-40 W, near the 127 mile marker, at 6:08 p.m., when a 2005 Toyota Camry, operated by 38-year-old El Reno man Ryan Hale, blew a tire. The vehicle slid off the left side of the roadway and overturned, then collided with a cable barrier. The Toyota rolled over the barrier, then landed in the outside lane on the eastbound side of the highway.

Hale was pinned within the wreckage for about 2.5 hours following the crash.

He died at the scene, and his body was recovered by emergency personnel.

No other people were reported as hurt.

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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