Kansas man dead after crashing into back of semi-truck in Noble County

Posted on Sunday, November 22nd, 2020 at 7:06 am    

PERRY, OK (NOBLE COUNTY) – A 23-year-old man from Kansas died after crashing into the back of a semi-truck in a collision that may have involved sleepy driving in Noble County yesterday, according to KFOR.

The crash happened on I-35 South, about nine miles from the town of Perry, yesterday morning, when 23-year-old Suresh Shrestha, of Junction City, Kansas, lost control of a 2020 Toyota Corolla and traveled off the right side of the highway.

Shrestha, whom officials described as “sleepy” at the time of the crash, collided with the back of a 2016 Freightliner semi-truck that had been parked on the shoulder.

The impact pinned him inside his vehicle for nearly a half-hour before he was rescued and rushed to the hospital in Enid.

Shrestha died at the hospital of wounds sustained during the crash, including those to the head and internal organs.

No other injuries were reported.

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 truck 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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