1 dead after crash on Indian Hills Rd near NE Norman

Posted on Friday, October 21st, 2022 at 5:50 pm    

CLEVELAND COUNTY, OK — One person died early Friday morning after a collision on Indian Hills Road near northeast Norman, according to KOCO.

The fatal accident happened at the intersection with 24th Avenue Northeast, near Sunset Memorial Park Cemetery.

Authorities have not disclosed the circumstances behind the crash, but one victim was killed.

It remains unclear how many vehicles were involved and whether anyone else was hurt.

An investigation remains ongoing.

 

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.


1 injured as cement truck overturns on I-35 SB offramp in Norman

Posted on Tuesday, October 11th, 2022 at 5:32 pm    

CLEVELAND COUNTY, OK — One person was hurt Tuesday morning due to a rollover crash involving a cement truck on Interstate 35 in Norman, reports KOCO.

The accident happened on the offramp from I-35 southbound to the eastbound lanes of West Robinson Street.

According to Norman Police, a driver in a cement truck was trying to navigate a turn on the ramp when, for reasons still unclear, the truck rolled over.

Authorities listed the incident as an “injury accident,” but no details on the driver’s condition have been disclosed.

A section of the interstate was shut down as crews worked to clear the scene.

No other information has been provided 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 truck 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.


Motorcyclist dies after multi-vehicle wreck on I-35 near Norman

Posted on Wednesday, September 28th, 2022 at 6:03 pm    

CLEVELAND COUNTY, OK — One person died Tuesday night after a multi-vehicle accident involving a motorcycle on Interstate 35 near northwest Norman, reports KFOR.

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol said the fatal crash happened on the southbound lanes near Exit 114 to West Indian Hills Road. First responders were called to the scene at around 9:30 p.m.

It was unclear what led up to the collision, but a report from News9 indicates up to four vehicles were involved.

Officials confirmed the motorcyclist was killed in the crash.

No other injuries have been reported and no further details have been released at this time.

An investigation by the OHP and the Traffic Homicide Unit was in progress.

 

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 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.


Pedestrian fatally hit by driver on I-35 near NW Norman

Posted on Thursday, September 15th, 2022 at 5:35 pm    

CLEVELAND COUNTY, OK — A woman died early Tuesday morning after being struck by a vehicle while walking on Interstate 35 near northwest Norman, according to KOCO.

The fatal incident took place near Exit 114 to West Indian Hills Road, shortly after authorities received welfare calls at about 1:30 a.m.

Few details have been released at this time, but officials said two other drivers were able to avoid striking the female pedestrian, who was seen walking on the interstate. However, moments later, she was hit by a third driver.

The victim died as a result of her injuries at the scene, confirmed first responders.

The driver of the striking vehicle remained at the scene and cooperated with an investigation.

No further information has been provided.

 

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.


NPD vehicle involved in crash with vacant school bus near SE Norman

Posted on Monday, September 12th, 2022 at 5:47 pm    

CLEVELAND COUNTY, OK — A Norman Police Department vehicle was involved in a wreck involving a Norman Public Schools bus early Monday near southeast Norman, reports KOCO.

The collision occurred in the area of 60th Avenue Southeast and East Etowah Road shortly before 6:10 a.m.

It was unclear what led up to the crash, but responding officers learned a marked NPD vehicle was involved in a crash with the school bus, which was said to be unoccupied at the time.

The intersection was blocked and projected to remain closed for an extended time as authorities investigated.

Motorists were urged to detour around the scene.

No injuries have been reported 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.


UPDATE: Teen identified as cyclist killed in OK-9 crash near SE Norman

Posted on Thursday, July 21st, 2022 at 11:06 pm    

OKLAHOMA COUNTY, OK — A high school student died last Friday after being struck by a car while riding a bicycle on Oklahoma Highway 9 in southeast Norman, reports KOCO.

Officials said the fatal accident occurred on a span of the highway near Morning Glory Drive on July 15.

A message issued by the Overland Summers organization indicates the teen, who was traveling with the group as part of a cross-country ride, had fallen off their bike. Moments later, the victim was hit by a car heading the same way.

At this time, Norman Police have not released any further details, but an investigation remains open and active.

No arrests are expected to be made, and no pending charges have been reported.

 

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.


Cyclist dies after crash with vehicle on SH-9 in SE Norman

Posted on Monday, July 18th, 2022 at 10:50 pm    

CLEVELAND COUNTY, OK — One person was fatally injured Friday evening in a collision involving a vehicle on State Highway 9 near southeast Norman, reports KFOR.

The accident occurred on a span of the highway between 84th Avenue Southeast and 108th Avenue Southeast. It was first reported by KFOR at 8:13 p.m.

Details remain limited at this time, but the Norman Police Department said the cyclist died as a result of their injuries.

The Oklahoma Department of Transportation said all east and westbound lanes in the area were blocked during the response and investigation.

By 10:55 p.m., more than two hours later, the scene had cleared and all lanes were reopened to traffic.

At this time, police have not shared additional information.

 

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.


Driver dies after crash with cement truck on Hwy 9 in east Norman

Posted on Friday, July 1st, 2022 at 10:50 pm    

CLEVELAND COUNTY, OK — A man was killed Friday morning in a two-vehicle collision involving a cement truck on Oklahoma Highway 9 near east Norman, reports News9.

The fatal wreck occurred on a span of the highway between 120th Avenue Southeast and 132nd Avenue Southeast. It was first reported shortly after 5:30 a.m.

An early investigation indicates the man was driving a pickup truck westbound on the highway when, for reasons still being investigated, he veered past the median and entered the eastbound lane. Moments later, the pickup collided with an oncoming cement truck.

Authorities confirmed the driver of the pickup died from his injuries at the scene.

No injuries to the other driver were reported.

A section of the highway was shut down in both directions during the response and investigation.

As of this writing, no further information has been made 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.


Pedestrian fatally hit by train in SE Norman

Posted on Thursday, June 9th, 2022 at 7:52 pm    

CLEVELAND COUNTY, OK — One person died Thursday afternoon after being struck by a train near Oak Tree South Park in southeast Norman, according to News9.

The fatal incident occurred on the tracks in an area north of State Highway 9 and south of East Constitution Street, shortly before 1:00 p.m.

Details are limited at this time, but the victim was pronounced deceased at the scene.

A section of East Constitution Street was shut down as Norman Police responded.

Officials indicated the closure would likely remain in place for a few hours during an 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.


Pedestrian killed in late-night crash on I-35 in Norman

Posted on Saturday, April 9th, 2022 at 9:08 pm    

NORMAN, OK – A pedestrian walking across I-35 in Norman was fatally struck by a driver late last night, according to information from KFOR News.

The incident happened on I-35 S near mile marker 106 at around 10:54 p.m., as 42-year-old Blanchard man Christopher Paxton was walking across the interstate. He was then hit by the driver of a 1999 Buick LeSabre headed southbound.

Paxton was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver, who was not immediately identified, remained at the scene following the crash. They were not hurt in the collision.

The crash 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 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.

 

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