Driver dies after crash off US-64 in SE Tulsa County

Posted on Tuesday, November 15th, 2022 at 5:37 pm    

TULSA COUNTY, OK — A 25-year-old Checotah man died Sunday morning after a single-vehicle accident on U.S. Highway 64 in Leonard, according to News9.

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol said the fatal wreck occurred near 157th East Avenue (East 140th Street/East 141th Street/Porter).

A preliminary investigation indicates the man had driven off the side of the highway before his vehicle struck a stop sign and a tree.

The victim, who was ejected from his car, was pronounced deceased on the scene.

No further details have been released. An investigation into the cause of the crash 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.


2 die after rollover collision off OK-375 NB in Pittsburg County

Posted on Monday, November 14th, 2022 at 5:40 pm    

PITTSBURG COUNTY, OK — Two people died Saturday evening after a single-vehicle rollover crash on the Indian Nation Turnpike near McAlester, according to KFOR.

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol said the fatal wreck occurred on the northbound turnpike (OK-375). Troopers responded to the scene shortly after 7:45 a.m.

An early investigation indicates a 33-year-old man was driving a 2014 Jeep Patriot northbound when the vehicle collided with a deer. The impact of the crash caused the Jeep to travel off the roadway, where it struck a tree and overturned into a creek, ejecting the Jeep’s 28-year-old passenger.

Both the driver and his passenger died from their injuries at the scene, confirmed the OHP.

Authorities have not confirmed the exact location of the wreck, and no further information has been made available 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.


Teen critically hurt as car hits fence off York Rd near Lexington

Posted on Monday, November 14th, 2022 at 5:26 pm    

CLEVELAND COUNTY, OK — A 17-year-old girl was hospitalized Sunday morning after a single-vehicle accident on York Road near Lexington, according to KFOR.

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol said the wreck occurred at the intersection with 84th Avenue Southeast. First responders were called to the scene shortly before 5:00 a.m.

A preliminary investigation indicates a 2011 Honda Civic was traveling eastbound on York Road when the vehicle ran off the roadway and collided with a fence. The impact of the crash caused the car to roll multiple times before it came to rest and caught fire.

The victim, who was one of at least six teenage occupants in the vehicle, suffered serious injuries. She was airlifted to OU Medical Center where she was listed in critical condition.

Authorities indicated the other teenagers either declined treatment or have since been released from a hospital for less serious injuries.

Inattention due to likely sleepiness on the driver’s part was said to have been a factor in the wreck.

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.


OHP responds to injury crash on I-40 WB at I-44 in west Oklahoma City

Posted on Friday, November 11th, 2022 at 5:56 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — At least one person was hurt Friday morning due to a wreck on Interstate 40 at the Amarillo Junction in west Oklahoma City, according to TTN Oklahoma City.

The collision took place on the Exit 147A ramp connecting I-40 westbound to the southbound lanes of I-44. It was first reported by the Oklahoma Highway Patrol shortly before 7:55 a.m.

Officials have not disclosed the circumstances behind the crash, but the offramp was partially blocked in the aftermath.


At this time, the number of people injured and the extent of their injuries has not 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.


Driver dies after head-on crash on OK-39 in Pottawatomie County

Posted on Friday, November 11th, 2022 at 5:46 pm    

POTTAWATOMIE COUNTY, OK — A 22-year-old woman died Friday morning after a two-vehicle collision on Oklahoma Highway 39 in Konawa, according to KFOR.

First responders were called to the scene at Propane Road at around 5:15 a.m.

A preliminary investigation indicates the young woman was driving a 2013 Chevy Camaro eastbound on the highway at the same time a 2018 Chevy Silverado was heading westbound. For reasons still being investigated, the Camaro veered past the center line and entered the westbound lanes, where it collided head-on with the Silverado.

The driver of the Camaro died on the scene as a result of her injuries, confirmed the Oklahoma Highway Patrol.

No information has been shared regarding the condition of the other driver.

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.


At least 1 injured in collision on NW 39th Expy near Warr Acres

Posted on Thursday, November 10th, 2022 at 5:43 pm    

OKLAHOMA COUNTY, OK — An injury crash was reported Wednesday evening on Northwest 39th Expressway near Warr Acres, according to TTN Oklahoma City.

The accident happened on the westbound expressway before North Ann Arbor Avenue. It was first reported by TTN at 7:00 p.m.

At this time, it remains unclear what circumstances led up to the wreck or how many vehicles were involved.


Authorities have not confirmed the number of people hurt or the extent of their 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 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 airlifted after pursuit, crash on County Rd 500 in Woods County

Posted on Thursday, November 10th, 2022 at 5:36 pm    

WOODS COUNTY, OK — One person was critically injured Wednesday night in a wreck involving a stolen vehicle on County Road 500 near Hopeton, reports News9.

The crash happened off a T intersection about ten miles southeast of the city, at around 9:35 p.m.

According to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, Major County Deputy Anthony Robinson was pursuing a driver in a vehicle that had been reported stolen. At one point, the fleeing vehicle went past the intersection, entered a ditch and then a field, where it overturned.

The driver, who suffered internal injuries to their head and neck, was airlifted to Fairview Regional Medical Center in critical condition.

No other information has been released 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.


Injury crash reported on Rockwell Ave near NW Oklahoma City HS

Posted on Wednesday, November 9th, 2022 at 5:37 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — At least one person was left hurt Wednesday morning after a crash near Putnam City North High School in northwest Oklahoma City, according to TTN Oklahoma City.

The accident happened on Rockwell Avenue at Northwest 115th Street, in the city’s Warwick 5 neighborhood. It was first reported shortly before 9:35 a.m.

It remains unclear at this time what led up to the wreck and how many vehicles were involved.


Authorities have not confirmed the exact number of those injured or the severity of their conditions.

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 injury crash on Santa Fe Ave in north Oklahoma City

Posted on Wednesday, November 9th, 2022 at 5:24 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — At least one person was injured Wednesday morning due to a wreck on Santa Fe Avenue in north Oklahoma City, according to TTN Oklahoma City.

The accident happened south of Northeast 63rd Street, in the city’s Wildewood Hills/Heights neighborhood. EMSA-PulsePoint first responders arrived on the scene at around 8:25 a.m.

At this time, authorities have not disclosed the circumstances behind the event or the types of vehicles involved.


The exact number of people hurt and the extent of their injuries have not 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.


4 teens arrested after pursuit, injury crash in NW Oklahoma City

Posted on Tuesday, November 8th, 2022 at 5:57 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — Four teenagers were taken into custody Saturday after a high-speed pursuit and crash in northwest Oklahoma City, reports News9.

Oklahoma City Police said the wreck occurred on the Northwest Expressway near North Portland Avenue.

According to authorities, the events unfolded in the area of Wilshire Boulevard and Lyrewood Lane, where a patrol officer spotted a stolen truck leaving a parking lot. As officers tried to pull the driver over, the vehicle fled, prompting an initial pursuit. As the fleeing vehicle reached speeds exceeding 100 miles per hour, however, officers decided to terminate the chase. A short time later, the vehicle crashed.

The OCPD said one other vehicle was impacted by the crash, causing undisclosed injuries to its driver.

All four occupants of the causing vehicle fled on foot, but were later apprehended. After being taken to a hospital to be evaluated for injuries, all four were booked into Oklahoma County Juvenile Detention Center.

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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