1 dead, 1 hospitalized after head-on crash in Kay County

Posted on Sunday, June 19th, 2022 at 7:00 am    

NEWKIRK, OK (KAY COUNTY) – One driver was killed and another was hospitalized as a result of a head-on crash in Kay County yesterday morning, according to information from OKC FOX.

The crash happened near Newkirk, less than a half-mile west of North Waverly and Oklahoma Highway 11 (W Doolin Avenue), when a driver headed eastbound went over the center line. There, they collided head-on with a westbound vehicle.

The wrong-way driver, a 55-year-old resident of Bartlesville, died at the scene.

The other driver, 88-year-old Ponca City resident Denver Gearhart, was hospitalized in reportedly fair condition.

The crash remains under investigation 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.

 


Multiple injuries reported after driver crashes into nail salon in South OKC

Posted on Saturday, June 18th, 2022 at 10:53 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Multiple people were injured after an elderly driver crashed her vehicle into a nail salon in South Oklahoma City this morning, according to information from KFOR News.

The collision happened near the intersection of Pennsylvania Avenue and SW 82nd Street at Shiny Nail, when an elderly female driver crashed her vehicle into the salon.

Multiple injuries were reported in the crash, including the salon’s owner, who was hurt by broken glass.

It is unclear if the driver was hurt in the collision.

Authorities continue to investigate 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.

 


9 children sent to hospital after van overturns in Logan County

Posted on Friday, June 17th, 2022 at 8:14 pm    

LOGAN COUNTY, OK — Nine children injured Thursday afternoon when a van being used by the Hope House non-profit rolled over on Prairie Grove Road near Guthrie, according to Guthrie News Page.

The accident happened between Kelley Avenue and Santa Fe Road at around 2:00 p.m.

Details remain limited at this time, but some child passengers told investigators the driver was going at a high rate of speed on the dirt roadway before the van overturned.

According to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, nine children were transported to multiple different hospitals in Oklahoma City. Four were taken to OU Medical Center, two were transported to Integris, and three went to Children’s Hospital.

One other child was flown by a medical helicopter. Officials did not confirm whether that child was the patient whose arm became trapped under the vehicle after the window broke during the rollover. Guthrie Fire crews use Jaws of Life tools to extricate the child from the wreckage.

It was unclear how many children were in the van at the time of the crash, but officials indicated not all the victims sustained serious injuries.

An adult driver was said to have not required transport.

An investigation by the OHP remains ongoing.

 

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 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.


Woman killed, girl injured in collision on NW Expressway near Yukon

Posted on Friday, June 17th, 2022 at 7:44 pm    

CANADIAN COUNTY, OK — A woman died Friday morning after a two-vehicle collision that injured her 10-year-old daughter near northwest Yukon, according to OKCFOX.

The fatal wreck occurred on Northwest Expressway at Cimarron Road Northwest.

According to police, a car was heading eastbound on the expressway. At one point, a truck heading southbound on Cimarron Road veered past the centerline and struck the car.

Officials confirmed an adult female occupant in the car died from her injuries at the scene.

Her daughter, who was also a passenger in the car, was transported to a local hospital. She is expected to recover from her injuries.

Following the first crash, another vehicle hit the back of a parked sedan along the side of the road. Two patients from that collision suffered undisclosed injuries and were taken to a nearby hospital.

A section of the NW Expressway was closed for hours during the emergency response.

No pending charges or citations have been reported 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 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.


Collision takes place on SE 44th Street at S Sunnylane Road

Posted on Friday, June 17th, 2022 at 1:19 am    

OKLAHOMA, OKC- According to TTN Oklahoma City, a collision happened on SE 44th Street at S Sunnylane Road on the evening of June 16.

The events leading up to the collision remain unclear.

Traffic was affected for some time following 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 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.


One dead after rollover crash on NE 23rd St in NE Oklahoma City

Posted on Thursday, June 16th, 2022 at 7:33 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — One person died Thursday morning following a rollover collision near the Lincoln Terrace neighborhood in northeast Oklahoma City, reports KOCO.

The fatal accident occurred on Northeast 23rd Street near Santa Fe Avenue, west of the Oklahoma State Capitol building. It was first reported by KOCO at 7:22 a.m.

Oklahoma City Police has not shared the cause of the crash, but officials said a vehicle was traveling westbound on the road when it overturned near the intersection.

It was unclear whether the victim had been taken to a hospital.

A section of Northeast 23rd Street was shut down as authorities investigated.

 

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 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.


Crash impacts traffic on May Avenue at Northwest 63rd Street

Posted on Thursday, June 16th, 2022 at 1:36 am    

OKLAHOMA, OKC0- TTN Oklahoma City reports that a crash took place on May Avenue at Northwest 63rd Street on the evening of June 15.

The precise cause of the crash is unknown at this time.

We will endeavor to provide further updates as they are made available.

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 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.


Collision affects traffic on Highland Park Boulevard at West Memorial Road

Posted on Thursday, June 16th, 2022 at 1:28 am    

OKLAHOMA, OKC- According to TTN Oklahoma City, a collision happened on Highland Park Boulevard at West Memorial Road on the evening of June 15.

Little else is known about the collision at this time.

We will update this blog with more information as it comes to light.

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 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.


Crews respond to major rollover wreck near Piedmont residence

Posted on Wednesday, June 15th, 2022 at 7:43 pm    

CANADIAN COUNTY, OK — A rollover collision involving two vehicles was reported late Tuesday afternoon near a residence in north Piedmont, according to KFOR.

First responders arrived at the scene in the area of Piedmont Road and Apache Street shortly after 5:00 p.m.

The circumstances behind the crash were unclear, but one car came to rest in the front yard of the home, while another vehicle landed on its roof in the backyard.

As of this writing, officials have not disclosed details regarding the conditions of the victims. No injuries or fatalities have been confirmed.

 

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 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.


1 injured in collision on I-44 SB near SW Oklahoma City

Posted on Tuesday, June 14th, 2022 at 7:16 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — At least one person was hurt Tuesday morning in a vehicle crash on Interstate 44 near southwest Oklahoma City, according to TTN Oklahoma City.

The accident occurred on the southbound lanes north of Exit 118 to Southwest 29th Street, in the city’s Rockwood area. It was first reported by TTN at 8:50 a.m.

Officials did not disclose information regarding the events leading up to the crash, but traffic was backed up to Southwest 15th Street (Exit 119).


As of this writing, the number of people injured and the severity of their condition remain unclear.

 

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 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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