Spate of wrong-way car crashes leaves 10 dead in OKC
Posted on Friday, October 23rd, 2020 at 12:39 am
OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Ten people have died in wrong-way collisions over the last three weeks, according to city officials.
KOCO 5 reports that six such collisions have happened have been reported in the space of 22 days, and that police investigators believe that alcohol consumption was a factor in nearly all of them.
Officers are continuing to investigate this tragically preventable string of accidents. We will update this blog with additional details on these tragically preventable incidents should they become available. However, the only way to prevent drunk driving accidents is to abstain from drinking before getting behind the wheel.
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 drunk driving accident lawyers 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.