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Deaf pedestrian injured in collision while crossing street in Tulsa

TULSA, OK – A deaf man was injured in a pedestrian accident while crossing a street in midtown Tulsa early Friday morning, reports KTUL.

According to Tulsa police, the collision occurred overnight near the near the intersection of East 41st Street and Memorial Drive. The driver remained at the scene of the crash and called police.

When officers arrived, they learned the victim was deaf and had begun to cross the road when he was struck.

The man was taken to a hospital for treatment of a potential concussion but is expected to recover.

If more details come to light, we will update this blog.

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.

Injury accident reported at North May Avenue and Drakestone Avenue

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – According to the city’s Response and Accident Tracker, a collision with injuries was reported at the intersection of North May Avenue and Drakestone Avenue on Monday evening.

The alert stated the collision occurred around 5:21 p.m.

It is not clear what caused the accident or how many motorists were injured as a result.

We will give an update should more details be provided.

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.

Fleeing driver arrested following fiery injury crash in NW OKC

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – News on 6 reports that a driver was arrested and another was injured after a fiery two-vehicle crash in northwest Oklahoma City on Saturday night.

Officials say the accident happened around 11 p.m. by the the intersection of Northwest 63rd Street and Northwest Expressway.

Both of the vehicles caught fire and witnesses helped extricate the drivers from their vehicles before emergency responders got to the scene.

When fire crews and police arrived, they found one vehicle rolled over and still on fire. According to authorities, its driver fled from police but was eventually caught and arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence. It is also believed the driver may have sped through a red light, contributing to the crash.

The other driver sustained injuries but received treatment at the scene and did not require hospitalization.

If more details are made available, this blog will be updated.

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.

84-year-old man dies in crash on 126th Street North in Collinsville

COLLINSVILLE, OKLAHOMA – Authorities say an elderly man is dead following a single-vehicle crash on 126th Street North in Collinsville on Friday afternoon.

According to Tulsa World, the accident occurred around 2:30 p.m.

The preliminary crash report states that 84-year-old Walter Kerr of Owasso was heading east on 126th Street North after turning from North Memorial Drive when his vehicle crossed the center lane and crashed into a traffic sign.

Collinsville emergency services transported Kerr to a nearby hospital. He was declared deceased on arrival.

At this time, officials are still investigating the circumstances of the crash. We will update this blog if more information is made 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.

Man taken to hospital after being trapped in Yukon car accident

YUKON, OK – A man was injured during a pin-in collision in Yukon earlier this afternoon, according to KFOR.

The collision occurred near the intersection of N Holly Avenue and NW 10th Street at about 3:30 p.m., when two vehicles collided.

One man was pinned within the wreckage as a result of the crash. After being rescued by emergency officials, he was taken to the hospital in unknown condition.

His identity was not immediately revealed.

No other people were reported as 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 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 severely injured after being hit by falling tree limb in OKC

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A man sustained life-threatening injuries after being struck by a tree branch in Oklahoma City this afternoon, according to News 9.

The accident happened at a home located near N MacArthur Boulevard and NW 122nd Street, when a tree branch fell on top of a 53-year-old man.

The victim, who has yet to be publicly identified, was taken to the hospital in critical condition.

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 City 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.

 

Person hospitalized with burn injuries after home explodes in Seminole


SEMINOLE, OK – One person was airlifted to the hospital in Oklahoma City after a home caught fire in Seminole on Friday night, according to KOKH and the Seminole Fire Department.

On January 15th the Seminole Fire Department responded to multiple reports of a house that had exploded. Upon arrival…

Posted by Seminole Fire Department on Saturday, January 16, 2021

One person, whose identity has yet to be released, was pulled from the single-story home by bystanders before fire officials arrived at the scene.

The victim was airlifted to the hospital in Oklahoma City for the treatment of burn injuries of undisclosed severity.

The cause of the fire was not immediately available, though fire officials stated that leaking gas was not an issue in the neighborhood.

The blaze 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 City personal injury 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 accident near Guthrie

GUTHRIE, OK (LOGAN COUNTY) – At least one person was injured during a collision in Logan County this afternoon, according to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol.

The collision occurred north of Guthrie, on northbound I-35, near mile marker 165, and resulted in the injury of at least one person, who has yet to be publicly identified.

The accident was reported by OHP at 1 p.m.

OHP did not specify the cause of the crash or the number of injuries that occurred.

Check back later for further details on this developing 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.

 

 

Collision with injuries reported on N. Portland Ave at NW 178th St intersection

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A traffic accident causing at least one injury was reported on North Portland Avenue at the intersection with Northwest 178th Street on Friday night.

Total Traffic OKC’s twitter feed reported the crash at 8:45 p.m. on Jan. 15th.

No further details were provided and it is unclear what caused the collision.

We will update this blog if more details become 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 lawyers 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.

Officer’s family displaced after home fire in Sapulpa

SAPULPA, OK – Authorities Sapulpa Police Captain Stephen Zamudio and his family were left without their home and most of their possessions after a fire destroyed their home on Sunday, January 3rd.

Zamudio said he noticed smoke in the house and recognized the sound of fire before reporting the accident to this dispatch.

Fire crews with the Sapulpa Fire Department responded to the home but were unable to contain the fire.

The family did not have time to save many possessions and the home is thought to be a total loss.

The cause of the fire is currently unknown. An investigation is underway by the state fire marshal.

If more information is provided, we will update this blog.

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 fire injury 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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