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Bicyclist killed in Hughes County hit-and-run

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WETUMKA, OK (HUGHES COUNTY) – A man riding a bicycle was killed Saturday afternoon in a hit-and-run accident in Hughes County.

According to the official Twitter account of the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, the accident occurred between 4:30 p.m. and 5 p.m., about a mile and a half from Wetumka on State Highway 9.

The victim, Glenn William Herrod, was riding a bicycle on SH-9 when an unknown driver struck him, then fled the scene.

At this time, there is no description of the driver or their vehicle.

Police are requesting that witnesses or anyone with information regarding the collision contact the Oklahoma Highway Patrol at 918-423-3636.

The accident remains under investigation.

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.

Truck driver injured after colliding with two homes and another vehicle

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OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A truck driver was injured Saturday after crashing a semi-truck into two homes and a vehicle on Catamaran Drive in northwest Oklahoma City, according to KOCO News.

The accident happened in the 3700 block of Catamaran Drive at about 4:20 p.m. when a semi-truck pulled off the Kilpatrick Turnpike.

The truck collided with a single-family home, a duplex, and another vehicle before coming to a stop. Nobody was inside the homes or the car when the crash happened.

The driver was taken to the hospital with unspecified injuries.

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 City 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.

Pedestrian killed after being struck by two cars in Tulsa hit-and-run

TULSA, OK – A man died Friday night in Tulsa after being struck by two vehicles, one of which fled the scene, according to Tulsa World.

The accident occurred in the 6300 block of South Memorial Drive at about 10 p.m.

The unidentified victim was pushing a shopping cart and walking north along the southbound lanes of the highway when he was hit by two vehicles. The first driver stopped to render aid, but the second driver fled the scene.

The victim died later at a hospital of injuries sustained in the crash.

Police are searching for the second driver at this time and are considering using surveillance footage from the area.

The crash remains under investigation.

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.

Woman dies in I-44 motorcycle crash in NW OKC

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A woman is dead after a motorcycle accident Friday night on Interstate 44 in northwest Oklahoma City, according to an article by KFOR.

The accident happened on the interstate at about 7:15 p.m. near Martin Luther King Boulevard when the victim, 32-year-old Britanie L. Hobgood, of Seminole, veered to the left of the roadway. Her motorcycle, a 2020 Suzuki, then struck a cable barrier, leaving Hobgood with multiple injuries, including those to the leg, torso, and head.

She was taken to the University of Oklahoma Medical Center, where she later died.

The cause of the accident is not clear 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 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.

Man sent to hospital after hit-and-run outside nightclub

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A man was sent to the hospital after being struck by a vehicle in a night club parking lot in an attack that may have been intended for another man.

According to KFOR, police have only recently released information regarding the attack, which occurred about two weeks ago at a night club located near Western and Southwest 74th Street.

The man was walking across the parking lot when a blue and silver Ford F-150 intentionally struck him, according to police video footage, before fleeing the scene.

The victim, who has yet to be publicly identified, was taken to the hospital for treatment. Fortunately, he did not suffer serious injuries.

Authorities believe that the driver had mistaken the victim for a man he had fought with inside the club. The suspect was kicked out of the club after security broke up a fight between him and another man.

Police continue to search for the suspect and to investigate the case. Those with any potential information on the circumstances or the suspect are invited to contact the Oklahoma City Police.

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.

Injuries reported in crash near the Oklahoma River

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Officials in South Oklahoma City have reported injuries resulting from a collision near Oklahoma River late Tuesday afternoon.

The collision occurred along South Meridian Avenue near the intersection with Southwest 15th Street around 2:45 p.m., according to the Oklahoma City response and accident tracker. 

Details regarding how the crash transpired or the extent of injuries sustained as a result have not yet been released. Officials are urging motorists to find an alternate route around this intersection as delays are likely throughout early Tuesday evening.

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.

Truck driver runs stop sign, strikes and seriously injures motorcyclist

MCLOUD, OK – A man is in serious condition after being hit yesterday by a semi-truck driver running a stop sign, according to KOCO News.

The accident was reported by KOCO at 5:39 p.m. and occurred on Interstate 40 in Mcloud when the driver of a semi-truck ignored a stop sign and collided with a motorcycle.

According to an initial report, the truck driver was unaware of the motorcyclist until the accident happened.

The driver of the motorcycle, who has yet to be publicly identified, was taken to the hospital with serious injuries. The truck driver was not hurt in the collision.

It is unknown at this time if the truck driver will face charges in the accident.

The collision 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 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.

Possible serious injury in rollover accident near I-35 and I-40 interchange

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A life support unit was requested for a rollover accident yesterday near an interchange in Oklahoma City.

According to News 9, the accident happened north of the Interstate 35 and Interstate 40 interchange and was reported before 10:43 p.m.

It is unclear at this time how many victims and vehicles were involved in the crash, but an advanced life support unit was requested to the scene.

The accident caused authorities to shut down westbound traffic on I-40 as they investigated 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 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.

30-year-old man dead in Bristow car crash

BRISTOW, OK – A 30-year-old man is dead after a crash in Bristow that appeared to be related to speeding, according to News on 6.

The accident happened Saturday morning in the northbound lanes of 337th West Avenue when Bristow man Jacob Ashbrook, 30, lost control of his vehicle. He slammed into a tree and was pinned within the wreckage, according to authorities.

Ashbrook died at the scene of the crash.

He was reportedly driving at a high rate of speed when the accident occurred.

Ashbrook was the sole victim 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.

Man dies in rollover crash near Shawnee

SHAWNEE, OK – A man is dead following a rollover collision on Interstate 40 near Shawnee Friday night, according to KFOR.

The accident happened just before 6 p.m. in the eastbound lanes of I-40, about four miles from Shawnee, when the 38-year-old driver of a 2004 Ford F-150 lost control of his pickup truck. The truck flipped over multiple times, collided with a tree, then landed on its side.

The victim was ejected about 10 feet from the pickup and died in the collision. He was reportedly not wearing a seatbelt when the accident happened.

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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