Fatal accident near Lake Hefner leaves one dead, another injured

Posted on Friday, December 11th, 2020 at 6:20 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Police said an overnight crash on Thursday night near Lake Hefner killed one person and put another in the hospital, reports News on 6.

Officials say the driver of a newly purchased Porsche was speeding through the Lake Hefner area at around 11 p.m. The driver lost control and rolled their vehicle after hitting a roadway dip at a high speed near the intersection of NW 70th Street and N Portland Avenue.

The driver was declared deceased at the scene, and a passenger was taken to an area hospital. At this time, no information on the passenger’s condition has been released.

We 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 motorcycle 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.


Fatal accident kills one woman in Bixby

Posted on Thursday, December 3rd, 2020 at 7:30 am    

BIXBY, OK – A 31-year-old woman was killed and two children were hospitalized due to a car accident on 181st Street at Harvard Avenue on Dec. 2.

According to News on 6, the woman, Chelsea Pugh, was driving south when another driver, Courtney Lawson, attempted to pass in a no-passing zone. The drivers collided head-on.

An 11 year-old-boy and a two-year-old girl were in the car with Pugh. Both had to be taken to the hospital.

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol is still investigating the accident.

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 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.


Woman hospitalized after accident on US 75

Posted on Thursday, November 26th, 2020 at 4:07 am    

BARTLESVILLE, OK – A 50-year-old woman was hospitalized on Nov. 25 following an accident on US 75.

A truck and Jeep collided at US 75 near Copan on Wednesday afternoon, according to Bartlesville Radio. The truck was traveling eastbound on County Road 9 and hit a Jeep traveling north on US 75.

Oklahoma Highway Patrol listed “failure to yield” as the cause of the accident. The truck was at fault in the crash. It is currently unclear which vehicle the 50-year-old woman was in.

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 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.


2 injured following accident on Oklahoma 10

Posted on Saturday, November 21st, 2020 at 2:46 am    

MUSKOGEE, OK – Two people were injured in an accident on State Highway 10 near Braggs late Thursday night.

According to the Muskogee Phoenix, the accident occurred at about 11:20 p.m., when the driver of a 2011 Chevrolet Silverado lost control during a curve in the road and hit a tree. The driver and a passenger were pinned in the vehicle for around 20 minutes before emergency responders extricated them.

The two victims were taken to a hospital in Tulsa.

Police said the accident occurred because the driver took the curve too fast.

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 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.


Non-injury accidents reported in Oklahoma City

Posted on Wednesday, November 18th, 2020 at 11:27 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Non-injury accidents caused delays throughout Oklahoma City on Nov. 18.

One accident occurred near West Hefner Road and the North John Kilpatrick northbound on-ramp at 4:18 p.m.

At around 4:57 p.m. an accident was reported near 4825 Creekwood Dr, according to the Response and Accident Tracker.

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 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.


Woman dies in Lawton crash

Posted on Wednesday, October 14th, 2020 at 11:28 pm    

LAWTON, OK –  A women is dead after a crash in Caddo County this afternoon, according to KSWO.

Officials say Carol Cody, 52, was heading east on County Road 1470 near US-277 when she was struck by a rock hauler.

According to police, the impact pinned Cody in her vehicle for two hours before the local Fire Department could free her.

Oklahoma Highway Patrol says she failed to stop at a stop sign before the accident.

Cody died from injuries sustained in the impact.

The driver of the rock hauler was unharmed.


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.

 


Man injured in October 5 crash in Stillwater dies

Posted on Tuesday, October 13th, 2020 at 11:52 pm    

STILLWATER, OK – A man who was seriously injured in multi-vehicle accident an October 5th died on Friday, according to the Stillwater News Press.

According to police, the accident occurred on State Highway 51, when a Lexus driven by 19-year-old Terrell Williams rear-ended Cody Barlow’s GMC Sierra and sent it into the highway’s intersection with Country Club Road. The pickup truck struck a curb, went airborne, and landed on the driver’s side.

The 38-year-old Barlow as airlifted to OU Medical Center in Oklahoma City, where he died four days later.

Williams was hospitalized at Stillwater Medical Center. Police suspect he was driving under the influence at the time of the collision.

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.


Woman dies in multi-vehicle crash in Wagoner Co.

Posted on Tuesday, October 13th, 2020 at 11:27 pm    

WAGONER COUNTY, OK – A woman is dead following a two-car crash that occurred on Tuesday near S.W. 15th Street, according to the Wagoner County American Tribune.

Local police say the woman was exiting the River Pointe Apartments complex at around 10 a.m. when she pulled out in front of a pickup truck.

According to officials, the pickup truck ran into her driver’s side door, pushing the vehicle into a nearby ditch.

Police say the woman died at the scene of the crash.

The driver of the truck went sent to the hospital and later released.

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.


Passenger killed in pickup rollover in Woodward Co.

Posted on Tuesday, October 13th, 2020 at 11:04 pm    

WOODWARD CO., OK – A man was killed Sunday morning when the driver of the pickup in which he was a passenger lost control of the vehicle and crashed into an embankment.

According to News 9, the truck was westbound on Country Road 42 when its driver suddenly accelerated, causing the vehicle to spin out. The truck left the roadway, struck an embankment, and overturned.

A passenger later identified as Tyler Anthony Edwards was partially expelled from the cab. Emergency responders took the 26-year-old to Woodward Hospital, where he died of severe head trauma.

The driver and a second passenger were unhurt.

The cause of the accident is currently under investigation.

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.


Police investigate fatal accident in Choctaw County

Posted on Friday, October 9th, 2020 at 7:39 pm    

CHOCTAW COUNTY, OK – Police say a man from Paris, Texas died in an accident in Choctaw County on Friday morning, according to News 12.

Oklahoma state troopers say 33-year-old Jerrod Maberry was traveling west on State Highway 109 East, southeast of Sawyer, when he crashed into a tree. Maberry died at the scene.

Police are investigating what may have caused the accident.

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 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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