Oklahoma Senator injured along Turner Turnpike

Posted on Monday, June 1st, 2020 at 9:09 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Senator Allison Ikley-Freeman from Tulsa was traveling to the Capitol when her vehicle hydroplaned and hit another vehicle already on the side of the Turner Turnpike Friday morning.

According to KFOR, the previous driver’s vehicle also hydroplaned and was sent into a roadside ditch. Soon after, Sen. Ikley-Freeman hydroplaned in the same spot and also ran into the ditch.

The first driver, 44-year-old Enrique Lopez was unharmed when he slid off the road. However, he was killed when the second car ran into his.

The senator was transported to OU Medical Center and underwent surgery for her injuries. She is currently in stable condition.

The Oklahoma City car accident attorneys of Abel Law Firm have extensive experience helping those who’ve been hurt due to the negligent actions of others. If you or a loved one has been injured in a car crash, we can help. Our team will help you understand your rights and legal options and will seek the maximum compensation possible for your claim. Call us at (405) 451-5157 or fill out a contact form to schedule a free consultation with us online.


Man wanted in Norman high-speed police chase

Posted on Sunday, May 31st, 2020 at 11:28 pm    

NORMAN, OK – A man is wanted by Oklahoma Highway Patrol following a high-speed police chase that caused a car accident yesterday morning.

News 9 reports that the incident began when officials attempted to stop the suspect for speeding near the intersection of Robinson and Interstate 35. The driver then fled down the interstate, reaching speeds of more than 100 mph.

The chase led a person driving a Mercedes to have an accident on 12th Street.

The chase ended around 7 a.m. when the driver damaged his tires while driving over the median and onto a service road.

The suspect fled the scene on foot.

The case is still 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 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 a vehicle, contact us today for a free consultation.


OKDoT issues weekend I-35 advisories (5/29/20)

Posted on Friday, May 29th, 2020 at 8:45 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Oklahoma Department of Transportation’s official Twitter account tweeted out an advisory regarding I-35 work zones throughout the state that may affect travel conditions this weekend.

Stillwater, Pauls Valley, Oklahoma City, and Wayne will all be affected, as will the stretch of road between Goldsby and Purcell. A detailed map of the affected areas can be found here.

Drivers are advised to avoid these sections of I-35 if and when possible.

Disclaimer: This is an informative article meant to help keep you informed about changing traffic conditions throughout Oklahoma. It should not be construed as legal advice. However, if you or someone you love has been injured in a car accident in the region, our Oklahoma City car accident lawyers would like to discuss your case with you. Contact the Abel Law Firm today to find out if you’re entitled to financial compensation for your medical bills, lost wages, and other expenses.


Injury accident reported at 301 SE 38th St

Posted on Friday, May 29th, 2020 at 8:27 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The city’s Response & Accident Tracker reports that at least one person was injured in a car collision that occurred at 301 SE 38th Street shortly before noon today.

The accident happened at the street’s intersection with S Stiles Avenue. It is unclear how many vehicles were involved in the incident or how many injuries were sustained.

Traffic in the area was likely affected, and motorists are encouraged to avoid the intersection if at all possible.

This is an ongoing story which we will update should more information become available.

The Oklahoma City car accident attorneys of Abel Law Firm have extensive experience helping those who’ve been hurt due to the negligent actions of others. If you or a loved one has been injured in a car crash, we can help. Our team will help you understand your rights and legal options and will seek the maximum compensation possible for your claim. Call us at (405) 451-5157 or fill out a contact form to schedule a free consultation with us online.


Traffic advisory for 5/26/20

Posted on Tuesday, May 26th, 2020 at 9:37 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK -I-35 near SE 51st Street was shut down today when a collision caused gravel to spill across the roadway.

Traffic resumed at approximately 2:05 p.m..

The Oklahoma Department of Transportation official twitter pages warns that drivers should expect traffic delays in this area.  

The Oklahoma City truck accident lawyers of Abel Law Firm have extensive experience helping those who’ve been hurt due to the negligent actions of others. If you or someone you love has been injured in a truck accident, we can help. Our team will help you understand your rights and legal options and will seek the maximum compensation possible for your claim. Call us at (405) 451-5157 or fill out a contact form to schedule a free consultation with us online.


Traffic advisory for 5/22/20

Posted on Friday, May 22nd, 2020 at 4:37 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Several collisions have been reported across the city this morning and may be affecting traffic.

A non-injury accident was reported in Newalla at the intersection of SE 59th Street and S Harrah Road at 10:00 a.m. Another non-injury accident was reported 13200 N Western Ave at 10:24 a.m., and a third occurred at the intersection of S Western Avenue and SW 44th Street at 10:30 a.m.

These accidents could be slowing traffic in the area, and drivers are encouraged to use alternate roads if possible.

The Oklahoma City car accident attorneys of Abel Law Firm present this traffic report to help keep our neighbors informed about current traffic conditions. It should not be construed as legal advice. However, if you or someone you know has been hurt in a vehicle crash, we can help. Our team will help you understand your rights and legal options and will seek the maximum compensation possible for your claim. Call us at (405) 451-5157 or fill out a contact form to schedule a free consultation with us online.

Ed Abel Named Oklahoma City Personal Injury Litigator of the Year

Ed Abel was awarded the Litigator of the Year award as recognition of his tremendous success in the courtroom defending the lives of Oklahomans, and his unique service as a true son of the State of Oklahoma. He has won some of the largest verdicts in Oklahoma's history, and he and his team have successfully argued against harmful tort reform laws in the state Supreme Court. His impact is so widespread across the state that Governor Mary Fallin declared May 1st as "Ed Abel Day."

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