Truck carrying 105 cattle overturns on I-44 in SW Oklahoma City

Posted on Monday, September 19th, 2022 at 6:00 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — A rollover crash involving a full cattle hauler was reported Sunday morning on Interstate 44 in southwest Oklahoma City, reports FOX23.

The accident occurred on the northbound lanes at Southwest 59th Street, shortly after 10:30 a.m.

It was unclear what led up to the crash, but the Oklahoma Highway Patrol said a semi-truck transporting 105 cattle rolled over.

Officials did not say whether the driver or any of the cattle were injured, but the animals were transferred into another semi following the crash.

Hazmat crews and environmental services were called to the scene to clear fuel from the roadway. Traffic was diverted from the scene.

At this time, no further information has been 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 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.


3 injured in crash involving semi on Douglas Blvd near SE Guthrie

Posted on Wednesday, September 7th, 2022 at 5:42 pm    

LOGAN COUNTY, OK — Three people were injured, one critically, Sunday afternoon in a two-vehicle crash on South Douglas Boulevard near southeast Guthrie, reports Guthrie News Page.

The accident happened at the intersection with Simmons Road at around 12:32 p.m.

An early investigation by the Oklahoma Highway Patrol indicates a 43-year-old Luther man was driving a 2015 Ford F-350 pickup truck southbound on Douglas Boulevard. A 44-year-old Oklahoma City man was driving a 2020 Freightliner semi-truck northbound at the same time when he veered off the roadway. Officials said as the semi overcorrected, it collided with the F-350.

The driver of the F-350 was taken to OU Medical Center with “external injuries” to his neck, arm, leg and trunk. He was listed in fair condition.

One passenger in the F-350, a 22-year-old Luther man, suffered critical injuries to his neck, trunk and leg, and was airlifted to OU Medical Center.

A juvenile passenger in the the F-350 was not reported hurt.

No injuries to the semi driver were reported, but his passenger, a 23-year-old Oklahoma City resident, was transported to OU Medical Center with undisclosed injuries. They have since been released.

A section of the road was closed for about four hours following the wreck, but was reopened by 3:50 p.m.

An investigation was in progress, but the OHP said the semi driver’s “inattention” caused 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.


Teen driver hospitalized after semi hits, drags car on I-35 in Edmond

Posted on Tuesday, September 6th, 2022 at 5:41 pm    

OKLAHOMA COUNTY, OK — A 19-year-old man was hospitalized Monday morning after a major crash involving a semi-trailer on Interstate 35 in Edmond, according to KOCO.

Oklahoma Highway Patrol troopers said the collision occurred near East Memorial Road shortly after 7:30 a.m.

A preliminary investigation indicates the young man was driving at a high rate of speed when he veered into another lane. Moments later, a semi-trailer rear-ended his car.

The impact of the crash caused the car to become wedged under the 18-wheeler. Officials said the car was dragged over a span of the highway before the semi came to a stop on a shoulder.

The young man, who suffered a broken collarbone and multiple cuts and bruises, was transported to a local hospital but has since been released. He is expected to make a recovery.

No other information has been provided 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.


Semi overturns, loses cargo on I-44 in NW Oklahoma City

Posted on Monday, August 29th, 2022 at 6:44 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — A rollover crash involving a semi-truck Friday afternoon closed all westbound lanes of Interstate 44 near northwest Oklahoma City, reports News9.

The accident took place on the westbound interstate near Exit 124 to North May Avenue, shortly after 4:30 p.m.

It was unclear what led up to the wreck, but the semi rolled onto one side, causing the contents of its trailer to spill onto the roadway.

Oklahoma Police officers and Fire Department crews responded to the scene.

No one was reported hurt, but all westbound lanes in the area were blocked in the aftermath.

Motorists were asked to detour around the site. A recommended route included taking Northwest 39th Expressway to Portland Avenue to access I-44 eastbound, and then exiting southbound.

No other information has been made 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 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.


Driver injured as truck crashes into SSA building in NE Oklahoma City

Posted on Friday, August 26th, 2022 at 6:12 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — One person was hurt early Friday when a truck they were driving hit a Social Security Administration building in northeast Oklahoma City, reports KOCO.

Oklahoma City Police responded to the scene at the corner of Northeast 122nd Street and Kelley Avenue. It was first reported by KOCO reporter Kylie Walker at 5:50 a.m.

The circumstances behind the wreck remain unclear at this time, but officials said the truck had traveled down an embankment just prior to striking the building.

First responders transported the driver to a local hospital with minor injuries.

No other occupants were in the truck, and the building was vacant at the time of the crash.

At this time, authorities have not shared a possible cause of 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.


DUI suspect arrested after injury crash, fuel leak in NW Oklahoma City

Posted on Wednesday, August 24th, 2022 at 4:33 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — A man was arrested Wednesday morning after a crash that hurt at least one person near Wiley Post Airport-PWA in northwest Oklahoma City, reports Victor Park, news reporter with FOX25.

The collision occurred on a span of North Rockwell Avenue between Northwest 61st Terrace and Northwest 61st Street. It was first reported shortly before 7:24 a.m.

It was not immediately clear what led up to the wreck, but a male driver in a passenger car was arrested for suspected intoxication after striking a tow truck.

The incident was described as an “injury crash,” but authorities have not confirmed the number of victims hurt or the extent of their injuries.

A hazmat unit was called to the scene to clear a resulting fuel leak.

A section of North Rockwell Avenue was shut down during the response but was reopened at 8:37 a.m., more than an hour later.

 

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.


Cattle-hauler overturns, closes part of I-44 NB in SW Oklahoma City

Posted on Friday, August 12th, 2022 at 11:30 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — A rollover collision involving a cattle-hauler was reported late Friday afternoon on Interstate 44 in southwest Oklahoma City, according to TTN Oklahoma City.

The accident happened on the northbound lanes between Interstate 240 (Oklahoma Highway 3) at Exit 115, and Exit 116 to Southwest 59th Street. It was first reported by the Oklahoma Highway Patrol at 4:50 p.m.

Authorities have not provided details on the cause of the wreck, but the northbound lanes were closed in the area, and traffic was backed up to Southwest 74th Street (Exit 114) at the time of the report.


By 5:36 p.m., another cattle-hauler had arrived at the scene, indicating an extended clearance time as crews worked to transfer the cattle.


It was unclear whether anyone was injured.

 

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.


2 hospitalized after SUV hits semi on OK-33 in east Guthrie

Posted on Friday, August 5th, 2022 at 10:52 pm    

LOGAN COUNTY, OK — Two people were sent to hospitals Tuesday morning after a two-vehicle collision on Oklahoma Highway 33 near east Guthrie, reports Guthrie News Page.

First responders arrived at the scene near Interstate 35 shortly before 9:00 a.m.

Several witnesses told authorities a driver in a black SUV sped past a red light and collided with a semi-truck that was heading toward the I-35 northbound entrance ramp on a flashing yellow turn signal.

The impact of the crash left the SUV with significant front-end damage and caused all its airbags to deploy.

Two occupants were able to exit the wrecked vehicle, but one passenger was left unconscious.

Guthrie EMS crews rushed that patient to OU Medical Center, and a second victim in the same vehicle was also transported by LifeNet crews.

The driver of the truck suffered minor injuries and received treatment at the scene.

No further details have been disclosed at this time, but an investigation is being handled by the Guthrie Police Department.

 

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.


Cow dies after cattle truck catches fire on I-40 near Yukon

Posted on Monday, July 25th, 2022 at 11:03 pm    

CANADIAN COUNTY, OK — A cow was killed Friday night during a semi-truck fire on Interstate 40 near southeast Yukon, according to KFOR.

The accident happened near the intersection with North Mustang Road and was first reported by KFOR at 9:51 p.m.

Details are limited, but an official said a semi-truck hauling multiple cows caught fire. The fire was said to have spread from the cab of the semi to its trailer.

Responding fire crews worked to save the animals from the flames, but one cow died as a result of the incident.

It was unclear what caused the fire or whether the driver was hurt.

A section of the interstate was shut down during the emergency response and 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.


Crews called after U-Haul truck hits bridge in downtown Oklahoma City

Posted on Friday, July 15th, 2022 at 9:57 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK —  A driver in a large U-Haul truck struck a bridge Thursday afternoon in downtown Oklahoma City’s Bricktown area, reports NewsOn6.

The accident happened in the area of South East K Gaylord Boulevard and Reno Avenue, shortly before 4:30 p.m.

Officials have not disclosed the cause of the crash at this time, but the driver appeared to have been going eastbound on Reno Avenue when they hit a bridge support.

Multiple lanes of Reno Avenue were closed in both directions, but one westbound lane remained open for passing traffic.

As of this writing, no details regarding potential injuries have been shared.

An investigation remains ongoing.

 

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.

 

 

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