Suspect involved in hit-and-run accident on Hwy 412 arrested

Posted on Wednesday, December 23rd, 2020 at 5:42 am    

TULSA, OK – Police tracked down and arrested a man who fled the scene of an overnight accident on Highway 412 west near South 65th West Avenue on Tuesday, reports KTUL.

According to authorities, the crash occurred around midnight Tuesday when a Ford F-150 traveling westbound on Hwy 412 collided with the center median of the highway near S 65th W Ave. Following the accident, the driver fled on foot while a passenger remained injured in the vehicle.

A police helicopter then located the fleeing suspect, leading to his arrest.

At this time, the identities of the driver and passenger have not been released. The current condition of the passenger is also unclear.

Should more details become available, we will update this blog.

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 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.

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