2 women and 2 children killed, 3 children injured in Ottawa County crash

Posted on Sunday, April 25th, 2021 at 9:16 pm    

QUAPAW, OK (OTTAWA COUNTY) – A collision on Highway 69 in northeastern Oklahoma led to the death of two women and two children and the injury of three other juveniles on Friday night, according to KFOR.

The crash happened north of Quapaw on Hwy 69, near South 630 Road, at 8:39 p.m., when a 2016 Nissan Rogue and a 2006 Pontiac Grand Prix collided.

The driver of the Pontiac, 30-year-old Charlsee Eberly, of Miami, Okla., and the driver of the Nissan, 28-year-old Quapaw resident Kaitlyn Kibel, died at the scene. A passenger in the Nissan, a 10-year-old boy from Quapaw, was also pronounced dead at the site of the crash.

A 7-year-old girl from Miami, also a passenger in the Nissan, was taken to the hospital, where she later succumbed to her injuries.

Three other children, all of whom were passengers in the Nissan, were taken to the hospital in Joplin, Missouri, with multiple, extensive injuries. They include an 8-year-old boy and 3-year-old boy from Miami and a 7-year-old boy from Quapaw.

The weather was rainy when the crash occurred, though the cause 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.

 


71-year-old man ejected from ATV in fatal Grady County accident

Posted on Saturday, November 28th, 2020 at 7:01 pm    

GRADY COUNTY, OK – An elderly man was killed after being thrown from an ATV during an accident in Grady County yesterday, according to KOCO.

The accident occurred on County Road 1470 in Ninnekah just before 5:30 p.m. when 71-year-old John W. Reed, of Ninnekah, lost control of an ATV.

Reed, who reportedly was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash, was ejected about 10 feet from the ATV.

He died of injuries sustained during the accident.

No other people were reported as injured.

Authorities are continuing to investigate the accident 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 ATV 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 pinned for 2 hours in Okmulgee County crash

Posted on Sunday, November 22nd, 2020 at 8:33 pm    

HENRYETTA, OK (OKMULGEE COUNTY) – A man from Oklahoma City died after being pinned inside his vehicle for over two hours following a crash in Okmulgee County this morning, according to KTUL.

The accident happened on westbound I-40 near Henryetta when 37-year-old Oklahoma City man Leslye Moyd lost control of his vehicle.

The vehicle went off the left side of the roadway, and Moyd overcorrected the vehicle, which caused it to roll over multiple times before colliding with a tree.

The car came to a stop on the left side of the vehicle, pinning Moyd within the wreckage for about two hours.

Despite fire officials using the jaws of life to extricate him, Moyd died at the scene. His cause of death is listed as severe internal injuries.

No other injuries were reported in the collision, which continues to be investigated 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.

 


Woman killed, driver facing charges in early-morning hit-and-run in S Tulsa

Posted on Sunday, November 8th, 2020 at 1:47 pm    

TULSA, OK – A woman in Tulsa was killed while crossing the street early this morning by a driver who then fled the scene of the crime, according to News 9.

The accident occurred at about 4:15 a.m. at the intersection of Peoria and 61st in south Tulsa. 61-year-old driver Alexis Lau allegedly struck a woman walking across the intersection.

The victim died of injuries sustained during the crash.

Lau allegedly failed to stop for the victim, but was later detained by Tulsa police and arrested for hit-and-run.

Lau was not reported as injured.

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 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.

 


UPDATE: Victims identified in fatal Mayes County crash

Posted on Wednesday, August 12th, 2020 at 3:07 am    

MAYES COUNTY, OK – Officials with the Oklahoma Highway Patrol have released the identity of the woman and two juveniles killed in a previously reported crash Sunday night.

According to KTUL, Emilia Cruz, her son Juan, 16, and her other 12-year-old son were all found dead at the scene of the crash along the Cherokee Turnpike. The father and two other children were transported to a local hosptial in critical condition.

The cause of the single-vehicle crash is still 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.


3 killed, 3 injured in Mayes County crash

Posted on Tuesday, August 11th, 2020 at 1:41 am    

MAYES COUNTY, OK – Officials with the Oklahoma Highway Patrol are investigating the cause of a Mayes County crash that killed one woman and two juveniles Sunday evening,

The single-vehicle collision occurred around 6:30 p.m. along the Cherokee Turnpike westbound near the County Road 4400 overpass, according to Tulsa World.

The three victims were pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics. Three others were transported to a local hosptial in critical condition. All were passengers in a Toyota Tacoma at the time the crash occurred.

The cause of the fatal collision is still 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.


Two dead after Cherokee County crash

Posted on Tuesday, August 4th, 2020 at 9:58 pm    

TAHLEQUAH, OK – Officials with the Oklahoma Highway Patrol are investigating a Cherokee County accident that claimed two lives and injured a Sheriff’s Deputy last Friday night.

According to News on 6, the head-on collision occurred along the North 510 Road close to the town of Moodys. Jared Whipple Wilkerson, 20, and Grace Blaylock, 22, were pronounced dead at the scene of the crash.

Cherokee County Sheriff’s Deputy Ryan Young was transported to the hospital with minor injuries. He has since been released.

An investigation into the cause of the crash is still ongoing. We will provide any updates as they are made available by the Oklahoma Highway Patrol.

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.


One dead after multi-vehicle collision near a construction zone

Posted on Wednesday, July 8th, 2020 at 7:40 pm    

NOBLE COUNTY, OK – A motorist was killed as the result of a three-car-collision near a highway construction zone east of Oklahoma City on Tuesday.

Dennis Southern, 68, of Pawnee was pronounced dead at the scene after his vehicle struck three other cars in a construction zone, according to News 9.

Southen was traveling southbound on US Highway 177 when he rear-ended a car that was stopped by an Oklahoma Department of Transportation Flagger. The crash caused Southern to travel into the oncoming lane where he was hit once more.

The two other drivers involved sustained minor injures but were not taken to the hospital. No one working at the construction site was injured.

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.


Teen killed in Garvin County crash

Posted on Monday, June 29th, 2020 at 6:39 pm    

GARVIN COUNTY, OK – An 18-year-old driver was involved in a fatal accident when her truck skidded off the road near Wynnewood Sunday evening, according to KOKH.

The accident occurred along Indian Meridian Road when Alexandria Morrison, 18, from Pauls Valley drove her Ford F-150 off the road and collided into an embankment around 6:00 p.m.

Morrison was pronounced dead upon Emergency Services’ arrival at the scene. Oklahoma Highway Patrol does not believe Morrison had her seatbelt when the crash happened.

Details regarding the cause of the crash are still 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.

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