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Driver hospitalized after colliding with semi at I-44 and Lake Hefner Pkwy

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – One person was hospitalized after colliding with a semi-truck Tuesday night, according to News 9.

Emergency crews reported to the on-ramp of I-44 near Lake Hefner Pkwy around 11 p.m. The driver of the car was sent to the hospital after the semi collided with his vehicle. Their condition is unknown at this time.

Police are investigating the cause 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 trucking 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.

School bus accident in Oak Grove injures driver

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A bus driver was injured in an accident in Oak Grove Friday morning, reports News 9.

The accident happened at the intersection of Southwest 17th Street and South Independence Avenue. The extent of the bus driver’s injuries is unknown at this time but the students on the bus are OK.

It is unclear at this time what caused the accident. This is an ongoing story and will be updated as more information is released to the public.


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 Trucking 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.

Update: Victims in fatal crash south of Guthrie have been identified

LOGAN COUNTY, OK – The victims of a fatal accident that took place south of Guthrie on Tuesday have been identified, reports Guthrie News Page.

The collision occurred on I-35 near mile marker 149 at about 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 27.

Oklahoma Highway Patrol has released the names of the victims of the crash. The fatalities included Joshua Michael Hall, 38, of Oklahoma City; Jason Lingle, age unknown, of San Antonio, TX; and Armando Espinosa Jr., 38, also of San Antonio.  Both Lingle and Hall were in a 2014 Chevrolet Silverado at the time of the crash. Espinosa was a pedestrian.

An unidentified 38-year-old man from Norman was taken to Edmond hospital and released after treatment.

An unidentified man from Texas who was driving a 2005 Peterbilt was not injured in the crash. He had possibly been towing another semi-truck at the time of the collision, though this has not been confirmed by OHP.

The cause of the incident is unknown at this time. The accident is currently 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 Trucking 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.

3 dead in fiery, head-on collision involving multiple semis

LOGAN COUNTY, OK – Three people were killed in a fiery head-on collision that involved multiple semis Tuesday, reports News 9. The names of the people who died have not been released at this time.

The accident happened south of Guthrie on southbound Interstate 35. One semi was towing another when a third semi struck them, causing a major fire.

Roads were wet at the time of the accident but the Highway Patrol said it is unclear if the crash was weather-related at this time.

All lanes on southbound lanes I-35 were south of mile marker 149 were closed for seven hours following the accident.

This is a developing story and will be updated if possible.

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.

Dump truck falls on man behind gas station at 16400 N Rockwell Avenue

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A man was trapped and injured when a dump truck fell on him behind a gas station Tuesday morning. The accident happened at 16400 N Rockwell Avenue in northwest Oklahoma City, reports  News 9.

The man was working underneath the truck when it fell on him.  Emergency crews consisting of firefighters and paramedics responded and freed the man from under the truck with the help of pedestrians at the scene.

The victim’s condition is unclear at this time but he was talking to firefighters after being extricated.


 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.

Anadarko man killed in truck accident on Hwy 62 in Grady County

VERDEN, OK (GRADY COUNTY) – A 37-year-old man was killed after he crashed into a semi-truck in Grady County yesterday morning, according to KFOR.

The accident occurred near Verden on Highway 62, west of County Road 2770, at 6:38 a.m., as 37-year-old Anadarko resident Thomas Mauchahty-Ware was reportedly operating his vehicle at a high rate of speed.

Mauchahty-Ware, driving a 2016 Ford Fiesta, changed lanes, then crashed into the back of a 2012 Mack semi-truck. He was pinned within the wreckage for about two hours and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The truck driver was not reported as injured.

Mauchahty-Ware was reportedly not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash.

Authorities continue to investigate the crash 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.

 

22-year-old killed in multi-truck collision near Muskogee

MUSKOGEE, OK – A 22-year-old man was killed in a multi-truck collision on Highway 351 on Friday afternoon, according to KTUL.

The accident happened south of Muskogee on OK-351 at about 1 p.m., when a 2003 Trail Liner semi-truck, a 2019 Peterbilt semi-truck, and a 2004 Dodge pickup truck, operated by 22-year-old Steven Reaves, collided.

Reaves, a resident of Vian, was pinned within the wreckage for about 20 minutes before being extricated using the jaws of life.

Despite the rescue, Reaves died at the scene.

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 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.

 

School bus involved in accident in SW OKC

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A school bus carrying students was involved in an accident at an intersection in southwest Oklahoma City this afternoon, News on 6 reports.

The collision occurred at SW 29th Street and S Kentucky Avenue on the afternoon of Tuesday, April 6. While we have no details on the cause of the accident, we know that the bus was coming from Capitol Hill High School and had five students on board at the time.

The students’ parents retrieved them from the scene. No injuries have been reported 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 bus 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 struck by semi, killed near I-40 and I-35 junction

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A semi truck struck and killed a pedestrian near the junction from eastbound I-40 to northbound I-35 this afternoon, KOCO reports.

A medical examiner was called to the scene, although we have no further details about the collision at this time.

We will continue to follow this story and post updates as possible.

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.

60-year-old man hospitalized following 3-vehilce crash in Newcastle

NEWCASTLE, OK  – One man was taken to the hospital following a three-vehicle crash involving a semi-truck in Newcastle Tuesday morning.

According to the Chickasha Express-Star, the accident took place at about 11:30 a.m. as the driver of the semi attempted to merge onto I-44.

The semi was rear-ended by a pickup truck in the process of merging into the freeway. The semi swerved to the left, colliding with an SUV that was also traveling west on the interstate.

The driver of the pickup, 60-year-old Joseph Thompson, was extricated from the vehicle and taken to OU Medical Center with a serious leg injury.

Both the driver of the semi and two occupants in the SUV was also uninjured.

 

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 trucking 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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