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U-Haul leads police in high-speed chase, three people arrested

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Three suspects were arrested following a high-speed chase involving a U-Haul van, according to a report by KFOR.

The chase began in the area of Southwest 77th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue and ended with the apprehension of the suspects at Southwest 47th Street and South Youngs Boulevard.

The accused drove a U-Haul van from speeds of 45 miles per hour to a maximum of about 70 miles per hour while leading police on the chase through the city.

At one point during the pursuit, one of the suspects tossed a gun out of the vehicle as it stopped in a residential neighborhood. The driver leaped out of the van to flee while the vehicle was still in motion but was nevertheless apprehended by law enforcement. Two other suspects were also taken into police custody.

One of the accused involved in the chase is believed to be involved with an alleged robbery.

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.

One dead, one injured in head-on collision in Seminole County

BOWLEGS, OK (SEMINOLE COUNTY) – A woman from Maud was killed and a man from Texas was injured in a head-on collision Thursday in Seminole County, according to a report by KFOR.

The accident happened on Oklahoma Highway 59, two miles east of Bowlegs, just after 5:15 p.m.

The victim is 44-year-old Mitzi Pearce, who was driving a 2005 Ford F250 westbound on the highway when she traveled over the center line and into the lane of oncoming traffic. She collided head-on with a 2012 Peterbilt semi-truck driven by a 40-year-old man from Arlington, Texas.

Pearce died at the scene of the accident.

The truck driver was airlifted to the University of Oklahoma hospital in Oklahoma City for the treatment of several injuries.

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 truck 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 year-old dead, three others, including 11-year-old, injured in Creek Co. crash

MANNFORD, OK (CREEK COUNTY) – A 9-year-old girl died and three others, including an 11-year-old boy, were injured in a rear-end collision in Creek County on Thursday, according to KFOR.

The accident happened around 5:15 p.m. on State Highway 48, south of Mannford when a 1992 Honda Accord was struck from behind by a 2010 Ford F150.

The 9-year-old girl, a passenger in the Honda, was pinned in the wreckage and suffered arm, internal, and head injuries during the crash. She was declared dead at the scene.

The other child passenger, 11, was taken to the hospital in Tulsa for the treatment of internal and arm injuries. The driver of the Honda, a 32-year-old woman from Bristow, was airlifted to the hospital in Tulsa and was admitted in critical condition, with injuries including damage to her head, internal organs, and arm. It is unclear at this time if the occupants of the Honda were wearing a seatbelt when the accident happened.

The Ford’s driver, a 22-year-old man from Mannford, was sent to the hospital for injuries to the arm and head. He was not wearing a seatbelt when the accident happened.

The Honda’s airbags did not activate during the crash, according to investigators.

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.

Teen killed, another teen injured in Luther rollover accident

LUTHER, OK – One teenager died and another was hurt in a rollover accident this morning involving excessive speed.

According to a story by News on 6, the accident happened around 8 a.m. on Covell Road, near North Indian Meridian, when the driver—a 17-year-old boy—lost control of his speeding vehicle.

The car rolled multiple times, ejecting the boy. His passenger, a 17-year-old girl, was not thrown from the vehicle.

The unidentified boy was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.

The girl, also unidentified, was taken to the hospital for the treatment of injuries to the arm. She was later released.

Both of the teenagers are students at Luther Public Schools.

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.

Accident shuts down lanes on I-44

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Police were forced to close off a portion of Interstate- 44 southbound near Oklahoma City following a rush hour crash on Friday.

According to Oklahoma Highway Patrol, the accident happened on the interstate just north of Southwest 15th Street. Officials blocked off the roadway upon arriving at the scene.

No injures have been reported as a result of the crash. However, motorists are being advised to avoid the area as delays are likely throughout Friday evening’s rush hour.

The Oklahoma City car accident attorneys of Abel Law Firm have extensive experience helping those who’ve been hurt due to the negligent actions of others. If you or a loved one has been injured in a car crash, we can help. Our team will help you understand your rights and legal options and will seek the maximum compensation possible for your claim. Call us at (405) 451-5157 or fill out a contact form to schedule a free consultation with us online.

Residential crash in North Oklahoma City neighborhood

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Officials north of Oklahoma City have responded to a crash Friday afternoon and are reporting injuries.

The accident occurred at about 3:24 p.m. on Northwest 16th Street in the Musgrave-Pennington neighborhood just north of downtown Oklahoma City, according to the Oklahoma City response and accident tracker.

Information regarding the severity of the injuries sustained in the crash have not yet been made public. However this portion of Northwest 16th St. will likely be closed throughout rush hour on Friday.

The Oklahoma City car accident attorneys of Abel Law Firm have extensive experience helping those who’ve been hurt due to the negligent actions of others. If you or a loved one has been injured in a car crash, we can help. Our team will help you understand your rights and legal options and will seek the maximum compensation possible for your claim. Call us at (405) 451-5157 or fill out a contact form to schedule a free consultation with us online.

Fiery crash reported west of Oklahoma City

OKLHAOMA CITY, OK – Oklahoma City Fire and Emergency Medical services responded to a fire west of downtown Friday afternoon.

According to the Oklahoma City response and accident tracker, the incident happened on Interstate 235 southbound near the Interstate 40 on-ramp, just before 4:00 p.m.

Information regarding how many vehicles were involved or the seriousness of injuries sustained has not yet been released. The situation is ongoing and we will provide any further details as they are made available.

The Oklahoma City car accident attorneys of Abel Law Firm have extensive experience helping those who’ve been hurt due to the negligent actions of others. If you or a loved one has been injured in a car crash, we can help. Our team will help you understand your rights and legal options and will seek the maximum compensation possible for your claim. Call us at (405) 451-5157 or fill out a contact form to schedule a free consultation with us online.

Collision west of Oklahoma City results in injury, road closure

GERY, OK – Officials in Geary responded to a highway crash with injuries along Interstate 40 westbound Thursday night.

According to Oklahoma Highway Patrol, the crash occurred at about 7:00 p.m. within the 107 mile marker. Traffic was routed to US Highway 281 causing a major traffic jam due to the weight limit for semi-trucks.

No word on the cause of the crash or the severity of injuries sustained has been released as of yet. We will provide any further details as they are made available.

The Oklahoma City car accident attorneys of Abel Law Firm have extensive experience helping those who’ve been hurt due to the negligent actions of others. If you or a loved one has been injured in a car crash, we can help. Our team will help you understand your rights and legal options and will seek the maximum compensation possible for your claim. Call us at (405) 451-5157 or fill out a contact form to schedule a free consultation with us online.

Rush hour crash north of Oklahoma City

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Oklahoma City officials responded to a freeway crash along Interstate 44 during Thursday evening rush hour.

The accident occurred on I-44 westbound at Pennsylvania Avenue at about 5:30 p.m., according to the Oklahoma City Total Traffic Twitter page. No word regarding any injuries sustained in the crash has been released.

Rush hour traffic along this portion of I-44 westbound will likely be slowed until the wreckage can be cleared from the road. Motorists are advised to find an alternate route.

The Oklahoma City car accident attorneys of Abel Law Firm have extensive experience helping those who’ve been hurt due to the negligent actions of others. If you or a loved one has been injured in a car crash, we can help. Our team will help you understand your rights and legal options and will seek the maximum compensation possible for your claim. Call us at (405) 451-5157 or fill out a contact form to schedule a free consultation with us online.

 

Injury accident reported in South Oklahoma City

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Officials in Oklahoma City are reporting injuries following an accident along Interstate 35 just south of downtown during Thursday evening rush hour.

According to the Oklahoma City response and accident tracker, the incident occurred on I-35 near Southeast 25th Street at around 5:30 p.m. Delays are likely on I-35 northbound throughout Thursday evening rush hour, while the crash can be investigated and cleared from the road.

Information regarding the number of vehicles involved in the crash and the severity of the injuries sustained have not yet been released. We will provide any further information as it is made available to the public.

The Oklahoma City car accident attorneys of Abel Law Firm have extensive experience helping those who’ve been hurt due to the negligent actions of others. If you or a loved one has been injured in a car crash, we can help. Our team will help you understand your rights and legal options and will seek the maximum compensation possible for your claim. Call us at (405) 451-5157 or fill out a contact form to schedule a free consultation with us online.

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