Fatal collision on Turner Turnpike kills wrong-way driver

Posted on Tuesday, February 8th, 2022 at 4:34 pm    

OKLAHOMA COUNTY, OK – One person died after colliding with a semi just outside of OKC early Tuesday morning.

A driver in a pickup truck was traveling westbound in the eastbound lanes on Turner Turnpike near Midwest Boulevard, reports KFOR. They struck a semi-truck head-on.

Authorities were on the scene around 2 a.m. when they pronounced the pickup driver dead. The semi-driver sustained minor injuries and was transported to the hospital.

The cause of the collision 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 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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