29-year-old man hit, killed while trying to walk across I-44

Posted on Saturday, December 26th, 2020 at 9:39 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A 29-year-old man was killed on Christmas in a pedestrian accident on I-44, according to KOKH.

The accident occurred on northbound I-44 at about 9:30 p.m., when 29-year-old Del City man Preston Morales had gotten out of his vehicle following a car accident.

Despite a driver’s attempts to swerve out of the way, she collided with Morales, who was attempting to walk across the roadway.

Morales died at the scene.

No further injuries were reported in 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 pedestrian 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.

 


Pedestrian hit and killed by multiple cars at dimly-lit intersection in NE OKC

Posted on Saturday, October 31st, 2020 at 12:52 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A man was killed after being hit by multiple vehicles in a dimly-lit area of northeast Oklahoma City last night, according to KFOR.

The accident happened before 9 p.m. near the intersection without streetlights, located at Stella and NE 36th St, when multiple vehicles hit a pedestrian.

The victim, whose identity has not yet been revealed, was discovered dead at the scene by a passing driver.

According to the report, the victim was wearing dark clothing at the time of the accident.

OKC authorities are investigating the fatal incident and are asking any possible witnesses to come forward.

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 pedestrian 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.

 


Update: 19-year-old victim dies as result of Kilpatrick Tnpk accident, driver ID’d

Posted on Sunday, October 4th, 2020 at 9:55 am    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The drivers in yesterday’s wrong-way collision on Kilpatrick Turnpike have been identified, with one of the victims, a 19-year-old, dying from injuries sustained during the crash.

According to News on 6, one of the victims was Marissa Murrow, 19, who was sent to the hospital with critical injuries following the late-night crash near I-40. She later died there of her injuries.

The wrong-way driver, 39-year-old Malcolm Penny, was also taken to the hospital with severe wounds. He was later taken into police custody and is facing charges of driving while intoxicated.

Murrow was a member of the Sigma Kappa sorority, which is raising money for her family’s medical and memorial expenses. They have already raised over $12,000 of their $15,000 goal.

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.

 


Fatal motorcycle crash reported in Moore

Posted on Tuesday, September 15th, 2020 at 12:48 am    

MOORE, OK – One person was killed and another hospitalized following an early morning motorcycle crash in Moore Monday.

According to News 9, the crash happened near the intersection of Southwest 19th Street and Telephone Road shortly after midnight. Officials pronounced the driver deceased at the scene of the crash, while the passenger was transported to a local hospital to be treated for serious, potentially life-threatening injuries.

The identities of those involved are being withheld pending notification of family members.

Details regarding the cause of the crash remain under investigation as of Monday evening.

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.


Man hit and killed by car while walking across NW Expressway in NW OKC

Posted on Sunday, September 13th, 2020 at 6:20 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A man walking across the Northwest Expressway from a convenience store was struck and killed by a vehicle in northwest Oklahoma City late Friday night, according to KFOR.

The accident happened near Candlewood Drive and the Northwest Expressway (Hwy 3) just before 11 p.m. when a man left a convenience store and crossed the street. He was struck by a vehicle, the driver only described as a young man.

On the way to the hospital, the victim, whose identity was not released, died.

Authorities do not suspect that the driver was under the influence when the accident occurred.

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 pedestrian 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 I-44 motorcycle crash in NW OKC

Posted on Sunday, August 9th, 2020 at 3:30 am    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A woman is dead after a motorcycle accident Friday night on Interstate 44 in northwest Oklahoma City, according to an article by KFOR.

The accident happened on the interstate at about 7:15 p.m. near Martin Luther King Boulevard when the victim, 32-year-old Britanie L. Hobgood, of Seminole, veered to the left of the roadway. Her motorcycle, a 2020 Suzuki, then struck a cable barrier, leaving Hobgood with multiple injuries, including those to the leg, torso, and head.

She was taken to the University of Oklahoma Medical Center, where she later died.

The cause of the accident is not clear 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 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.


26-year-old OKC man dead in I-240 collision

Posted on Sunday, July 26th, 2020 at 10:46 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – An Oklahoma City man is dead following an accident on Interstate 240 yesterday that was possibly related to alcohol, according to an article by KFOR.

The incident occurred yesterday afternoon near Eastern Avenue and I-240, when 26-year-old Nicholas Chamberlain, of Oklahoma City, swerved to avoid a traffic delay. He then collided with the back of another vehicle, driven by 47-year-old Gabriel Parra.

Chamberlain died at the scene of injuries to the head and the leg, according to authorities.

Evidence of alcohol was found inside his vehicle.

Parra was not injured in 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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