Four people are dead and one critically injured following an accident on Interstate 35 Wednesday.
The accident occured on I-35 about two miles north of the Oklahoma state line. According to Kansas Highway Patrol, a car traveling sout apparently attempted to execute an illegal u-turn in front of a southbound semi-truck. The truck driver could not stop in time and smashed into the vehicle.
Authorities say 23 year-old Lindsey Shain, 27 year-old Chad Kingsley, 22 year-old Johnette Grimes, and 39 year-old Michael Minor were all killed in the accident. 27 year-old Michael Meyer was critically injured and transported to Wesley Medical Center.
The driver of the semi, 34 year-old Miguel Hernandez was uninjured in the crash.
According to police, none of the passengers of the car were wearing seat belts.
If you or someone you know has been injured in an Oklahoma car accident, please contact an experienced Oklahoma personal injury lawyer of The Abel Law Firm by calling 405-239-7046.