Update: Police release more info on crash at NW 23rd St and Ann Arbor

Posted on Thursday, September 16th, 2021 at 2:11 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Authorities have released more information concerning a crash that sent two children and a pregnant woman to the hospital on Saturday, News on 6 reports.

According to witnesses, the suspect was traveling at around 60 mph when they rear-ended another vehicle near 23rd St and N Purdue Ave.

One of the vehicles involved in the collision was occupied by a pregnant woman, a 5-year-old girl, and a 9-year-old girl.  All three were hospitalized with serious injuries at OU Medical Center.

The suspect was ejected from his vehicle during the crash. Officers searched the vehicle and discovered an alcoholic beverage. However, due to the suspect’s injuries, police could not perform a sobriety test. However, they are requesting that the hospital provide them with a blood sample from the suspect to test it.

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.


Alleged drunk driver injures passenger after crashing on OK-10

Posted on Thursday, September 2nd, 2021 at 3:33 pm    

TAHLEQUAH, OK – A person was injured by an alleged drunk driver on OK-10 Wednesday night, KTUL reports.

Christina Adair, 38, was driving north on OK-10 when she failed to negotiate a curve. Her vehicle went off-road, plowed through a fence and into a tree.

Adair’s passenger, 36-year-old Randall Sixkiller, suffered trunk head and trunk injuries. He was transported in fair condition to St. John Medical Center in Tulsa via life flight. Adair refused medical treatment at the scene.

The exact time and location of the crash are unclear at this time.


Man facing charges after crashing car with baby riding on his chest

Posted on Sunday, July 18th, 2021 at 8:22 pm    

TULSA, OK – A man suspected of being under the influence is facing charges after crashing a car while driving with a baby on his chest in Tulsa last night, according to OKC FOX.

The crash happened near Memorial Drive and 31st Street at about 6 p.m., after driver Donald Ramsey crashed his vehicle.

A 6-month-old baby being held by Ramsey was injured during the crash, likely due to the impact of the airbag. The infant’s injuries are not expected to be life-threatening.

Ramsey, who reportedly admitted to using cannabis and prescription medication before the crash, is facing a charge of child endangerment in connection with the crash.

 

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.

 


Kansas man killed in single-vehicle rollover crash in Kay County

Posted on Sunday, July 11th, 2021 at 8:05 am    

KAY COUNTY, OK – A 28-year-old man from Kansas was killed in a rollover crash in Kay County yesterday morning, according to KFOR News.

The crash occurred about seven miles north of Newkirk on Highway 77 and County Road State Line Road at 6:24 a.m.

28-year-old Andrew Banta, of Arkansas City, Kans., was driving a 2016 Jeep Wrangler when he ran off the left side of the roadway. He then crashed into the center median, then struck a traffic sign. The Jeep rolled over several times, causing Banta to be ejected from the vehicle.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Banta, who was not wearing his seatbelt when the crash occurred, may have been under the influence at the time of the crash.

No other people were injured in the accident.

 

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.

 


Elderly man fatally struck by allegedly drunk driver in Grady County

Posted on Sunday, April 11th, 2021 at 9:39 pm    

MINCO, OK (GRADY COUNTY) – An elderly man trying to load a car dolly was killed after being struck by a driver in Grady County early yesterday morning, according to KFOR.

The crash occurred on Oklahoma Highway 37, east of County Road 2860, at about 3:45 a.m.

When the crash happened, Anadarko resident Artemio Moreno, 77, was attempting to load a 2007 Chevrolet Impala onto a tow dolly attached to a 2015 Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck.

A 20-year-old man from Tuttle, operating a 2012 Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck, swerved to avoid colliding with the 2015 Silverado, which was parked in the westbound lane of the highway.

The 20-year-old driver, however, was unable to avoid colliding with Moreno, the dolly, and the two parked vehicles.

Moreno died at the scene.

The driver was reportedly under the influence when the crash happened. Neither he nor his two passengers were hurt in the accident.

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 pedestrian 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 hospitalized after driver crashes into Midwest City home

Posted on Saturday, March 20th, 2021 at 9:34 pm    

MIDWEST CITY, OK – A woman was injured after an allegedly intoxicated driver crashed into her home in Midwest City on Friday, according to KFOR.

The accident occurred near the intersection of Post Road and NE 23rd Street, when a driver collided with a single-story home.

A woman inside was knocked off her bed from the impact and was taken to the hospital with non-critical injuries.

The driver was taken into police custody on suspicion of driving while intoxicated and for not having a driver’s license.

The identities of the victim and driver were not released.

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.

 


Man arrested for DUI after crashing car into home in NW OKC

Posted on Saturday, November 21st, 2020 at 2:33 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A man is facing possible DUI charges after his car collided with a home in northwest Oklahoma City late last night, according to KFOR.

The accident happened at about 10:30 p.m. in the 6600 block of Bayberry Drive when a driver, who has yet to be publicly identified, collided with a home.

No injuries were reported, as the house was vacant at the time of the crash. The collision, however, caused unspecified structural damage to the building.

The suspect was arrested under suspicion of driving while intoxicated. He was not reported as injured.

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.

 


Teenage girl, 3 adults dead in I-40 wrong-way collision in El Reno

Posted on Saturday, October 17th, 2020 at 7:45 pm    

EL RENO, OK (CANADIAN COUNTY) – A woman may have been intoxicated when she crashed her vehicle in a wrong-way crash near El Reno that may have resulted in the death of a teenage girl and three other people early this morning, investigators say.

According to KFOR, the accident happened on I-40 near El Reno at about 1:37 a.m. when Moore woman Ashley Louise Ricks, 33, crashed her 2017 Jeep Renegade into a 2003 Hyundai in a head-on collision. The Jeep landed upside-down into a nearby ditch, and the Hyundai collided with a median before catching on fire.

Authorities are attempting to determine if Ricks was intoxicated at the time, as she had been driving the wrong way on the highway for over 10 miles.

Three adults died at the scene. A teenage girl was taken to the hospital in El Reno, and there she was pronounced dead. All four victims were occupants of the Hyundai.

Ricks was brought to the University of Oklahoma Medical Center, where she is receiving treatment for critical injuries, including those to the leg, arm, and internal organs.

Authorities are searching for anyone who may have information on the crash or on Ricks’ whereabouts last night.

The accident 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 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.

 


Update: 19-year-old victim dies as result of Kilpatrick Tnpk accident, driver ID’d

Posted on Sunday, October 4th, 2020 at 9:55 am    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The drivers in yesterday’s wrong-way collision on Kilpatrick Turnpike have been identified, with one of the victims, a 19-year-old, dying from injuries sustained during the crash.

According to News on 6, one of the victims was Marissa Murrow, 19, who was sent to the hospital with critical injuries following the late-night crash near I-40. She later died there of her injuries.

The wrong-way driver, 39-year-old Malcolm Penny, was also taken to the hospital with severe wounds. He was later taken into police custody and is facing charges of driving while intoxicated.

Murrow was a member of the Sigma Kappa sorority, which is raising money for her family’s medical and memorial expenses. They have already raised over $12,000 of their $15,000 goal.

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.

 


Tulsa DUI suspect damages utility pole

Posted on Tuesday, September 29th, 2020 at 12:46 am    

TULSA, OK – Crews in Tulsa are working to repair an electricity pole after a suspected drunk driver drove into the pole early Monday morning.

According to News on 6, the collision occurred near the intersection of East Pine Street and North Urbana Drive shortly after 2:30 a.m. Police say the man drove into the pole before crashing into a fence close by.

Paramedics evaluated the driver at the scene before he was arrested and booked into jail on a suspected DUI charge.

No one else was injured as a result of the crash.

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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