Pedestrian hospitalized after being struck by vehicle in SW OKC
Posted on Monday, January 4th, 2021 at 11:35 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – According to News on 6, a man was transported to OU Medical Center in critical condition after being hit by a car in southwest Oklahoma City on Saturday night.
Oklahoma City police said they received a call reporting a man being hit by a car while crossing the street near the intersection of South Western Avenue and Southwest Grand Boulevard.
When officers arrived around 6 p.m., they found the man in the street receiving CPR from a passer-by.
OKC Police Department Capt. Arthur Gregory said medics arrived and continued to perform CPR before the man was taken to OU Medical Center.
According to Gregory, the man looked to be in his 60’s and had sustained critical injuries. No other injuries were reported.
The driver of the car that struck the man stayed at the scene to speak with investigators. A cause for the collision has not yet been reported.
Our team will update this blog if more details become available.
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.