Driver dies after crash, vehicle fire in Tulsa

Posted on Monday, December 7th, 2020 at 11:59 pm    

TULSA, OK – Firefighters responded to a single-vehicle accident overnight Sunday that resulted in a fire that killed its driver, according to News On 6.

The crash happened close to the intersection of East 101st Street and South Yale Avenue shortly after midnight. Firefighters arrived on the scene to find a man trapped inside a Chevrolet Camaro that had crashed into a tree and caught fire. Unfortunately, they were not able to extricate the man in time, and he was pronounced dead at the scene.

A bystander said at the scene told authorities that they had tried to pull the man from the vehicle but that the flames had proven to be too hot.

Tulsa Police had not released the man’s identity as of Sunday evening. An investigation is 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 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.

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