Motorcyclist in Del Mar Laning hospitalized after striking attenuator

Posted on Tuesday, July 20th, 2021 at 2:25 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A motorcyclist was hospitalized after slamming into an attenuator on Sunday afternoon, reports Guthrie News Page.

Gary L Staley, 60, was riding a Harley Davidson on I-40 around 1:30 p.m. Sunday.

As Staley got onto the ramp from westbound I-40 to southbound I-35, he lost control of the motorcycle, left the road, and slammed into an attenuator.

The impact launched Staley 71 ft into a bridge support. Staley was not wearing a helmet at the time of the collision.

He was hospitalized at OU Medical Center with injuries to both his external and internal trunk, head, arms, and legs.

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 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.


Dump truck driver strikes semi-truck near Davis, dies

Posted on Wednesday, July 14th, 2021 at 1:36 pm    

DAVIS, OK – A dump truck driver is dead after running into a semi-truck near Davis on Monday morning, reports KTEN.

Enrique R. Martinez, 66, was driving north on I-35 about three miles south of Davis when he collided with a semi-truck around 9 a.m.

Following the collision, Martinez was taken to OU Medical Center where he died that evening.

The driver of the semi-truck was uninjured.

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.


Crash south of Davis kills one, injures another

Posted on Tuesday, July 6th, 2021 at 3:28 pm    

DAVIS, OK – One person lost their life and another was hospitalized following a collision near Davis on Saturday, reports The Daily Ardmoreite.

The crash occurred on northbound I-35 two miles south of Davis. A Nissan Sentra strayed off the road and into a trailer attached to a GMC pickup.

The crash ejected a passenger through the Nissan’s windshield. They were pronounced dead at the scene. The driver was hospitalized in critical condition at OU Medical Center.

Law enforcement is still investigating the cause of the crash.

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.


Semi-truck driver falls asleep, overturns on I-35

Posted on Friday, July 2nd, 2021 at 2:02 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A semi-truck overturned on Friday morning after the driver fell asleep at the wheel, reports KOKH.

The incident happened on I-35 near NW 27th St. According to OHP, the driver drove off the road after going to sleep. The accident shut down the road for several hours.

No other details, such as the time of the accident, are 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 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.


Accident on I-35 disrupts, slows traffic

Posted on Monday, June 7th, 2021 at 2:22 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Traffic on I-35 was disrupted due to a traffic accident Monday morning, reports TTN Oklahoma.
The accident was reported at 8:50 a.m. Traffic was blocked from NB I-35 south of I-40 to SE Grand Blvd and Exit 124. The cause of the accident has not been determined 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.


Accident on I-35 delays traffic

Posted on Thursday, May 27th, 2021 at 2:21 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Traffic was slowed down due to an incident on I-35, reports TTN Oklahoma.
The incident was reported around 8:25 a.m.  Traffic was slowed from I-35 north of I-40 to Exit 129. No word available on what 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 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.


Traffic stop and go following accident on I-35

Posted on Wednesday, May 26th, 2021 at 2:03 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Traffic was stop and go following an accident on I-35, reports TTN Oklahoma.

 


The incident was reported around 7:35. Information on what caused the accident is not known 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.


Accident in Shields causes accident, blocks lane

Posted on Monday, May 3rd, 2021 at 1:51 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A two-vehicle accident in Sheilds has blocked the outside lane on I-35, according to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol.

The accident occurred right after 7:30 a.m. Monday morning. Officials have not released to the public yet what caused the accident or the extent of the injuries of those involved.


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: Victims in fatal crash south of Guthrie have been identified

Posted on Thursday, April 29th, 2021 at 1:59 pm    

LOGAN COUNTY, OK – The victims of a fatal accident that took place south of Guthrie on Tuesday have been identified, reports Guthrie News Page.

The collision occurred on I-35 near mile marker 149 at about 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 27.

Oklahoma Highway Patrol has released the names of the victims of the crash. The fatalities included Joshua Michael Hall, 38, of Oklahoma City; Jason Lingle, age unknown, of San Antonio, TX; and Armando Espinosa Jr., 38, also of San Antonio.  Both Lingle and Hall were in a 2014 Chevrolet Silverado at the time of the crash. Espinosa was a pedestrian.

An unidentified 38-year-old man from Norman was taken to Edmond hospital and released after treatment.

An unidentified man from Texas who was driving a 2005 Peterbilt was not injured in the crash. He had possibly been towing another semi-truck at the time of the collision, though this has not been confirmed by OHP.

The cause of the incident is unknown at this time. 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 City Trucking 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.


Roadway closed, at least one injured following collision on I-35 near Seward Rd

Posted on Wednesday, April 28th, 2021 at 4:10 pm    

LOGAN COUNTY, OK – A collision in the southbound lanes of I-35 near Seward Road resulted in at least one injury and caused the road to be closed for several hours last night, according to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol.

The accident happened around 8 p.m. Tuesday evening. The road was cleared by 5 a.m. Wednesday morning. Details surrounding the are unclear at this time, but we will update this page if we learn more.

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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