Update: Police release more info on crash at NW 23rd St and Ann Arbor

Posted on Thursday, September 16th, 2021 at 2:11 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Authorities have released more information concerning a crash that sent two children and a pregnant woman to the hospital on Saturday, News on 6 reports.

According to witnesses, the suspect was traveling at around 60 mph when they rear-ended another vehicle near 23rd St and N Purdue Ave.

One of the vehicles involved in the collision was occupied by a pregnant woman, a 5-year-old girl, and a 9-year-old girl.  All three were hospitalized with serious injuries at OU Medical Center.

The suspect was ejected from his vehicle during the crash. Officers searched the vehicle and discovered an alcoholic beverage. However, due to the suspect’s injuries, police could not perform a sobriety test. However, they are requesting that the hospital provide them with a blood sample from the suspect to test it.

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.


7 hurt in Oklahoma drunk driving collision

Posted on Saturday, November 12th, 2016 at 4:32 pm    

Seven people in Oklahoma suffered physical injuries in a recent vehicular collision allegedly caused by an intoxicated driver, a November 6 article of The Daily Ardmoreite reported.

Reports revealed that at about 7:00 p.m. on November 4, a wrong-way collision involving two vehicles happened on Interstate 35 in the vicinity of mile marker 51. Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported 35-year-old Mark Pulis was driving his vehicle in the wrong lane when he struck 32-year-old Holly Arriaga’s vehicle head-on. Pulis and Arriaga both suffered injuries from the incident and received treatment. Five passengers inside Arriaga’s vehicle, including four juveniles, were transported to local hospitals due to the injuries they sustained. Responding authorities said the incident was caused by drunk driving.

Incidents such as this one often leave people suffering from a financial burden or leave them permanently disabled. If your injuries were caused by a drunk driver in Oklahoma, the attorneys at the Abel Law Firm can work for you. Find out how we can help you recover from your loss today by calling (405) 239-7046.


Debby Ryan busted for drunken driving in LA

Posted on Wednesday, April 27th, 2016 at 9:20 pm    

Disney Channel multi-talented star Debby Ryan was recently charged with driving a vehicle while under the influence of intoxicants (DUI) in Los Angeles after she was involved in an accident, an article of Huffpost Entertainment stated on April 13.

Reports revealed the 22-year-old celebrity struck a vehicle that caused injury to one person. After completing a field sobriety test, police took Ryan into custody. Ryan had a blood alcohol content of .11, higher than the legal limit. Authorities initially filed a felony charge against Ryan, however, they later reduced it to a misdemeanor charge. Ryan was released from custody after posting a $100,000 bail.

Too often car accidents caused by drunken drivers are catastrophic, leaving many families suffering great financial losses. If you think you or a family member have been injured by a negligent driver in Oklahoma, a lawyer of the Abel Law Firm may work for you. Find out how a personal injury lawyer may possibly help you recover your losses today by calling (405) 239-7046.

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Ed Abel was awarded the Litigator of the Year award as recognition of his tremendous success in the courtroom defending the lives of Oklahomans, and his unique service as a true son of the State of Oklahoma. He has won some of the largest verdicts in Oklahoma's history, and he and his team have successfully argued against harmful tort reform laws in the state Supreme Court. His impact is so widespread across the state that Governor Mary Fallin declared May 1st as "Ed Abel Day."

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