Pedestrian critically injured in hit-and-run crash on SW 59th St

Posted on Saturday, May 21st, 2022 at 10:02 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A pedestrian was severely injured after he was struck by a hit-and-run driver on Southwest 59th Street early this morning, according to information from KFOR.

The crash happened near the intersection of SW 59th St and S Agnew Avenue at around 12:45 a.m., when a driver collided with a male pedestrian. The driver then fled the scene without stopping to render aid.

The victim, who was not immediately identified, was taken to the hospital for the treatment of critical injuries.

Authorities continue to search for the suspect driver and their vehicle. Those with information on the crash are asked to contact the Oklahoma City Police at 405-297-1000.

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 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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