Fatal 5-vehicle collision reported at WB I-240 and May Ave

Posted on Tuesday, October 26th, 2021 at 2:51 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A person lost their life and three other people were injured in a five-vehicle crash at westbound I-240 and May Ave, KOKH reports.

First responders were called to the crash site sometime Sunday morning. They pronounced John Thompson, 45, dead at the scene of the accident. He was ejected from his vehicle, despite wearing a seatbelt. He was the driver of the Honda Accord that was involved in the accident.

The Nissan Maxima occupants that were involved in the wreck, Brandon Moore, 27, and Tiffany Martin, 36, were both taken to the hospital with head trauma. Moore was released. Martin remains in the hospital in good condition.

Marla Lepi, 67, was driving a Ford Edge at the time of the collision. Like Moore, she was also treated for head trauma and released from the hospital.

Christopher Trawick, 35, was driving a semi-truck when the traffic accident happened. He was not hurt in the wreck.

Neither of the two occupants of the last vehicle, a Cadillac Ct5, were injured in the incident.

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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