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Elderly man fatally struck by allegedly drunk driver in Grady County

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.

 

At least one person hurt during crash on I-40 and Portland Avenue

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – At least one person was injured during a collision on I-40 in Oklahoma City this evening, according to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol.


The crash happened in the eastbound lanes of the interstate, near Portland Avenue, at about 5:15 p.m.

Authorities stated that injuries were present in the crash.

The right lane was blocked as a result of the collision.

The cause of the accident and the identity and condition of the victim or victims were not immediately 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.

 

Teen and 2 children dead, 4 injured in Payne Co. multi-vehicle crash

PERKINS, OK (PAYNE COUNTY) – A 19-year-old and two children were killed, and four other victims were hospitalized following a multi-vehicle collision in Payne County late last night.

According to KOCO News, the crash happened west of Perkins on State Highway 33, near Cottonwood Road, at about 10:45 p.m., when multiple vehicles collided.

19-year-old Braden O’Rourke, a 4-year-old child, and a 7-year-old child were pronounced dead at the scene.

A 19-year-old woman from Del City and a 20-year-old Guthrie woman were taken to OU Medical Center for the treatment of critical, serious injuries.

A 3-year-old child and a 21-year-old man were taken to the same hospital in stable condition.

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.

 

OKC man dead after being ejected from motorcycle, falling off I-44 bridge

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A motorcyclist was killed after he crashed his motorcycle and fell onto a road beneath a highway bridge in Oklahoma City this afternoon, according to KFOR.

The accident happened on eastbound I-44 at about 1 p.m., when 40-year-old Oklahoma City resident William Looper, operating a 2000 Harley-Davidson motorcycle, went off the left side of the highway bridge.

He collided with a barrier and was then thrown from the bike and over the embankment wall. He landed beneath the bridge on Kelley Avenue.

Looper, who was reportedly not wearing a helmet when the crash occurred, died of injuries sustained during the crash.

No other people were reported as hurt.

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 motorcycle 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 may have been turned away at hotel before being hit by multiple cars

TULSA, OK – A pedestrian who may have been unable to get a hotel room was fatally struck by multiple drivers in Tulsa late last night, according to KTUL News.

The accident happened in the 4000 block of S Highway 169 at about 10 p.m., when a pedestrian was struck by multiple vehicles.

The victim, who was not immediately identified, may have been recently turned away from the Wyndham Hotel nearby.

She was found unconscious in the roadway by emergency crews, and she died of injuries sustained during the crash.

No further details are 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 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.

 

Injuries reported in traffic accident on I-44 in NE OKC

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – At least one person was injured in an accident on I-44 this afternoon, according to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol.


The crash occurred in northeast Oklahoma City on eastbound I-44, west of N Martin Luther King Avenue, at about 1:10 p.m.

At least one person was reported as injured in the crash.

OHP did not release the cause of the accident, though they stated that the roadway was not blocked as a result.

Check back later for further updates on this developing news story.

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.

 

California woman killed after being rear-ended in Rogers County

CLAREMORE, OK (ROGERS COUNTY) – A woman from California was killed during a rear-end collision in Rogers County early yesterday morning, according to KTUL.

The collision occurred near Claremore on I-44 at about 1 a.m., when the driver of a 2005 Toyota Sienna struck the rear of a vehicle operated by 57-year-old Teri White, of Orcutt, California. The impact caused White’s vehicle to roll over.

White died at the scene.

The driver of the Toyota was pinned within the wreckage for about three hours and suffered minor injuries as a result.

White’s three passengers were not reported as injured.

Authorities continue to investigate 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.

 

At least one person hurt in collision on I-35 and 122nd St in NE OKC

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – At least one person was hurt in a collision on I-35 in Northeast Oklahoma City this afternoon, according to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol.

The accident occurred near Witcher on southbound I-35, near the off-ramp for 122nd Street at about 1:40 p.m.

At least one person was reported as injured in the crash.

The ramp was blocked as a result of the crash, and there was no information available on its reopening time.

The identity and condition of the victim or victims were not immediately 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 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.

 

Injuries reported in early-morning accident on I-40 near OSU-OKC

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – At least one person was injured during a collision on I-40, near Oklahoma State University OKC early this morning, according to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol.


The accident happened on eastbound I-40, near Portland Avenue, at about 2 a.m.

At least one person was reported as injured during the crash.

Authorities stated that the roadway was blocked as a result, and they did not give an estimated time of reopening.

The cause of the crash and the condition of the victim or victims were not immediately 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.

 

Injuries reported in early-morning crash on I-40 in Del City

DEL CITY, OK – At least one person was reported injured during a collision on I-40 early this morning, according to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol.


The accident occurred in Del City, on westbound I-40, near Reno Avenue, just before 6 a.m.

OHP reported that injuries were present in the accident.

The roadway was blocked as a result of the crash and the ensuing investigation.

The cause of the incident and the extent of the injuries are not 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 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.

 

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