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22-year-old killed, driver injured in 3-vehicle crash in Purcell

PURCELL, OK (MCCLAIN COUNTY) – A multi-vehicle crash led to the death of a 22-year-old woman and the injury of another woman in McClain County late last night, according to KFOR.

The accident happened at about 11:40 p.m. in Purcell on I-35 N, near mile marker 99.5, when a 2010 Honda Accord, a 1993 GMC pickup truck, and a third vehicle collided.

A passenger in the Accord, 22-year-old Oklahoma City woman Keondre Hamilton, died at the scene.

She was not wearing her seatbelt at the time and may have been ejected during the crash.

The driver of the Accord, a 26-year-old woman from Oklahoma City, was taken to the hospital in Norman with undisclosed injuries, then later released.

The driver of the GMC, a 38-year-old man from Grayling, Michigan, was not reported as injured.

No information was immediately released about the third vehicle or its driver.

The accident remains 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 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.

 

Teen and 2 children dead, 4 injured in Payne Co. multi-vehicle crash

PERKINS, OK (PAYNE COUNTY) – A 19-year-old and two children were killed, and four other victims were hospitalized following a multi-vehicle collision in Payne County late last night.

According to KOCO News, the crash happened west of Perkins on State Highway 33, near Cottonwood Road, at about 10:45 p.m., when multiple vehicles collided.

19-year-old Braden O’Rourke, a 4-year-old child, and a 7-year-old child were pronounced dead at the scene.

A 19-year-old woman from Del City and a 20-year-old Guthrie woman were taken to OU Medical Center for the treatment of critical, serious injuries.

A 3-year-old child and a 21-year-old man were taken to the same hospital in stable condition.

The accident remains under investigation at this time.

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.

 

OKC man dead after being ejected from motorcycle, falling off I-44 bridge

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A motorcyclist was killed after he crashed his motorcycle and fell onto a road beneath a highway bridge in Oklahoma City this afternoon, according to KFOR.

The accident happened on eastbound I-44 at about 1 p.m., when 40-year-old Oklahoma City resident William Looper, operating a 2000 Harley-Davidson motorcycle, went off the left side of the highway bridge.

He collided with a barrier and was then thrown from the bike and over the embankment wall. He landed beneath the bridge on Kelley Avenue.

Looper, who was reportedly not wearing a helmet when the crash occurred, died of injuries sustained during the crash.

No other people were reported as hurt.

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.

 

Norman man killed, another hospitalized following crash on I-35 ramp

OKLAHOMA COUNTY, OK – A man from Norman was killed as the result of a single-vehicle crash near I-35 Monday morning.

According to KOKH, the accident occurred on the exit ramp from I-35 to I-240 westbound at about 11:30 a.m.

Troopers with the Oklahoma Highway Patrol say the 1997 Toyota Tundra skidded on the wet roadway and struck a barrier wall before rolling over on the driver’s side. A passenger in the Toyota, 44-year-old Nelson Vangelder was rushed to OU Medical Center where he was pronounced deceased a short time later.

The 20-year-old female driver was treated and released from another hospital. Their identity is being withheld at this time.

The Oklahoma City car accident attorneys of Abel Law Firm have extensive experience helping those who’ve been hurt due to the negligent actions of others. If you or a loved one has been injured in a car crash, we can help. Our team will help you understand your rights and legal options and will seek the maximum compensation possible for your claim. Call us at (405) 451-5157 or fill out a contact form to schedule a free consultation with us online.

Innocent Oklahoma City man killed after suspect crashes into pickup truck

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A man from Oklahoma City was killed last Thursday after a police chase ended in a deadly crash on I-40.

According to News 9, the incident occurred at about 11:40 p.m. when troopers attempted to stop 20-year-old James Cawthorne for speeding on I-40.

Cawthorne then attempted to flee police reaching speeds upwards of 100 mph. Police continued to chase the man for several miles until he crashed into a pickup truck on I-35 near Northeast 10th Street.

The driver of the pickup truck, 38-year-old Cory Coffey was pronounced dead at the scene. Cawthorne was taken into custody on a number of charges related to the incident.

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.

1 killed, 1 injured in collision on Kilpatrick Turnpike

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Officials with the Oklahoma Highway Patrol are investigating the cause of a crash that killed one individual and injured another on the Kilpatrick Turnpike Thursday night.

According to News 9, the collision occurred on the turnpike near North May Avenue. Police say one man was killed after he collided with a tree. A second vehicle was also involved in the accident, although it is unclear how. A passenger in that vehicle received minor injuries.

Both individuals were adult males, possibly in their 30’s. Their identities are being withheld pending notification of the families.

Details regarding an official cause of the accident remain 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 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.

Driver killed following I-40 crash in Oklahoma City

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – One person was killed after crashing into a concrete barrier along I-40 in downtown Oklahoma City early Wednesday morning.

According to KOCO, the accident was reported at about 1:25 a.m. on the off-ramp from I-40 to Sheilds Boulevard. Police say only one vehicle was involved in the crash.

Details regarding the cause of the collision or the identity of the driver have not yet been released by Oklahoma City Police.

The I-40 off-ramp was shut down for a few hours while the crash was investigated and cleared from the roadway. It has since been reopened.

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.

UPDATE: 26-Year-Old motorcyclist killed in Oklhaoma City crash

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The motorcyclist involved in a crash along Interstate 44 Tuesday evening has died, according to KOKH.

26-year-old Romey Ivey of Louisiana died in the hospital after being thrown from his motorcycle near the Airport Road on-ramp just after 7:00 p.m. Tuesday.

Authorities say the cause of death was from severe head trauma after Ivey was thrown 20 feet from his motorcycle in the crash. No word on if he was wearing any protective gear at the time of the crash.

The Oklahoma City motorcycle accident attorneys of Abel Law Firm have extensive experience helping those who’ve been hurt due to the negligent actions of others. If you or a loved one has been injured in a car crash, we can help. Our team will help you understand your rights and legal options and will seek the maximum compensation possible for your claim. Call us at (405) 451-5157 or fill out a contact form to schedule a free consultation with us online.

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