Train strikes vehicle, closing section of 15th St in Edmond

Posted on Tuesday, May 10th, 2022 at 10:50 pm    

OKLAHOMA COUNTY, OK — A train collided with a vehicle Tuesday afternoon, forcing part of a south Edmond road to close, according to KFOR.

The crash occurred at the 15th Street rail crossing, near an Office Deport store, shortly before 3:35 p.m.

Details are limited at this time, but Edmond Police said a span of 15th Street between South Broadway and Fretz Avenue would remain blocked as officers investigated.

Authorities have not disclosed any information on the driver of the vehicle, but no injuries were reported.

The public was urged to find alternate routes around the scene.

 

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 dead after being hit by train on NW 70th St and Shartel Ave

Posted on Sunday, May 1st, 2022 at 10:20 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A man was fatally struck by a train in northern Oklahoma City this afternoon, according to information from OKC FOX 25 News.

The crash happened near the intersection of N Shartel Avenue and NW 70th Street at around 1:45 p.m., when a man walking near the train tracks was unable to get out of the way of an oncoming train. The train, which was described as “exceptionally long,” was also unable to stop in time to avoid a collision.

The victim, who was not immediately identified, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The crash 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 train 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.

 


Train hits car in North Oklahoma City

Posted on Wednesday, March 2nd, 2022 at 6:22 am    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A train collided with a vehicle in the north end of OKC on Saturday, reports KOCO.

The train crashed into the vehicle at Britton Road and Western Avenue. The car had several occupants who were able to get out before the collision.

No injuries have been reported as of this writing.


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.


Driver fatally collides with train on I-35 near I-240

Posted on Monday, December 27th, 2021 at 2:02 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – According to KOKH, first responders were dispatched to a fatal crash on I-35 near I-240 Sunday.

Firefighter officials say a vehicle collided with a train. The impact ejected the unidentified driver from their vehicle and they were pronounced dead at the scene.

It is unclear when precisely the collision 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 train 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 train, contact us today for a free consultation.


Train collides with pedestrian near Manwell Acres

Posted on Friday, November 12th, 2021 at 2:35 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A train hit a pedestrian at Reno Ave and North Meridian Ave Thursday, News 9 reports.

Following the collision, first responders transported the pedestrian to an area hospital. Their current condition is unclear 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 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.


Man hospitalized after falling in front of train in Norman

Posted on Sunday, October 31st, 2021 at 7:13 am    

NORMAN, OK – A pedestrian was hospitalized after being struck by a passing train in Norman early yesterday morning, according to information from KOCO News.

The collision happened at Duffy Street at around 2 a.m. when a pedestrian standing near the railroad tracks fell in front of an oncoming train.

He was then taken to the hospital with non-critical injuries.

It is unclear if anyone on the train was 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.

 


4 hospitalized after Heartland Flyer train crashes into car carrier trailer

Posted on Saturday, October 16th, 2021 at 9:56 pm    

MARIETTA, OK – Four people were hospitalized after the Heartland Flyer train crashed into an auto carrier trailer stuck on the tracks in Marietta on Friday night, according to KFOR.

The accident happened on U.S. Highway 77 and Addington Bend Road at about 7 p.m., after a carrier trailer had gotten stuck on the tracks and could not be moved.

The train conductors were not able to stop the train in time, despite the attempts of emergency personnel to warn them.

The trailer was split in two on impact, with vehicles sent flying in multiple directions.

Four occupants of the train were taken to the hospital for the treatment of non-critical injuries.

The driver of the carrier trailer was not 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 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.

 


22-year-old dump truck driver fatally struck by train in Canadian County

Posted on Saturday, July 31st, 2021 at 8:24 am    

OKARCHE, OK (CANADIAN COUNTY) – A 22-year-old truck driver was fatally struck by a train in Canadian County yesterday, according to KFOR.

The crash occurred on 234th Street NW, near Okarche, when the driver of a 2001 Freightliner dump truck attempted to drive across a set of railroad tracks. The truck was then struck by a Union Pacific train, which pushed the vehicle about a third of a mile before stopping.

22-year-old Warr Acres man Hugo J. Barrera, who was reportedly not wearing a seatbelt at the time, was ejected from the vehicle.

Barrera was taken to the hospital in Kingfisher, where he was later pronounced dead.

 

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.

 


Train strikes vehicle in north Oklahoma City, hospitalizes 3

Posted on Thursday, July 15th, 2021 at 1:37 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Three people were injured after their vehicle was struck by a train Wednesday afternoon, reports News 9.

The vehicle was occupied by two adults and one teenager. It collided with the train near the intersection of NW 122nd St and Santa Fe Ave around 12:30 p.m.

All three individuals were hospitalized. The teenager was hospitalized in critical condition. The current condition of the two adults is not known 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.


Firefighters rescue injured semi-truck driver in northern Oklahoma City

Posted on Monday, June 14th, 2021 at 2:13 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Firefighters used the Jaws of life to rescue an injured driver Friday, reports KFOR.

Officials with the fire department say that a pickup truck and a semi-truck collided with one another at the intersection of Lincoln and Memorial Rd.

The driver was injured but responsive as firefighters extricated him using the Jaws of Life. His current condition is not known 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.

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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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