Hit-and-run driver strikes tow truck operator on S Sunnylane Rd

Posted on Friday, October 22nd, 2021 at 2:44 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – According to News 9, the driver of a tow truck was injured in a hit-and-run crash Wednesday on S Sunnylane Rd near SE 59th St.

The victim had his emergency lights flashing as he was loading a vehicle to his wrecker when the suspect swerved around the bed of the truck and hit him. The suspect then fled the area while the victim lay in the roadway.

First responders took the victim to an area hospital. He spent the evening in intensive care and had surgery Thursday morning. Authorities expect the victim to be OK, though he is currently in a lot of pain.

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 pedestrian 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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