Fatal accident on I-44 under investigation by Oklahoma Highway Patrol

Posted on Tuesday, December 22nd, 2020 at 6:39 am    

TULSA, OK – According to News on 6, Oklahoma Highway Patrol is currently investigating the circumstances of a fatal single-car accident on I-44  near East Admiral Place Thursday night.

OHP said the accident occurred around 11 p.m. on Thursday, when the driver of a westbound vehicle on I-44 lost control and crashed into the barrier off the right side of the roadway. The vehicle then spun into oncoming lanes of traffic but fortunately no other cars were struck.

The driver was pronounced dead at the scene.

At this time, authorities have not released the victim’s identity and it is unclear what led the driver to lose control of the vehicle. We will update this blog if more details are made 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 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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