Man dead, several injured in multi-vehicle crash on SH-82 near Spavinaw

Posted on Sunday, November 28th, 2021 at 9:14 pm    

SPAVINAW, OK (MAYES COUNTY) – A man was killed and several people were injured in a multi-vehicle crash on State Highway 82 near Spavinaw on Friday afternoon, according to information from KFOR.

The collision occurred on SH-82, near County Road E 410 after the driver of a 2015 GMC pickup truck, a man from Eucha, crossed into the lanes of oncoming traffic where he collided head-on with a 2012 Jeep.

The GMC then collided with a 2016 Subaru being driven by a 24-year-old man from Pulaski, Wisconsin, and overturned. The impact also caused the Jeep to overturn and sent the Subaru through a fence off the side of the roadway.

The driver of the Jeep, 48-year-old Michael R. Shearrer, of Spavinaw, was pinned within the wreckage. He was pronounced dead at the scene and emergency authorities were able to recover his body from the Jeep.

The driver of the GMC was airlifted to the hospital in Tulsa with multiple injuries, including those to the head, arm, leg, and torso.

His passenger was taken to the hospital in stable condition.

A passenger in the Jeep, a 21-year-old man, was taken to the hospital in Tulsa with multiple injuries. He is considered to be in good condition.

A 12-year-old boy riding in the Subaru reportedly sustained injuries, but refused treatment at the scene.

The driver of the Subaru and a 51-year-old passenger in the same vehicle were not hurt in the crash.

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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