Multi-vehicle crash in McCurtain County leaves one person dead, another in critical condition

Posted on Tuesday, January 12th, 2021 at 7:02 am    

BETHEL, OK – According to KTBS 3, Oklahoma State troopers say a woman was killed and another was critically injured in a multi-vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 259 in McCurtain County last Thursday, Jan. 7th.

35-year-old Nicole Jacobs of Pawhuska was traveling northbound on U.S. Highway 259 when her vehicle crossed into oncoming traffic and struck two other vehicles just past the Bethel Cutoff Road intersection.

The collision report stated 69-year-old Ellen Tom of Poteau, the driver of the second car involved, and Jacobs were both stuck in their vehicles for about half an hour.

After being rescued, Tom and Jacobs were airlifted to a hospital in Plano, Texas. Tom was declared deceased from her injuries at the hospital and Jacobs is in critical condition.

The motorists in the third vehicle, a driver and a passenger, did not suffer any injuries.

If more details are made available, this blog will be updated.

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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