Woman killed, another injured when car strikes pedestrians in NW OKC

Posted on Tuesday, September 14th, 2021 at 12:59 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A woman was killed and another person was injured when a vehicle collided with a pair of pedestrians in Northwest Oklahoma City yesterday afternoon, News on 6 reports.

The two people were crossing NW 23rd Street at N Pennsylvania Avenue shortly after 3 p.m. when they were struck by a westbound Nissan.

Emergency responders pronounced the woman dead at the scene. The second person was less seriously injured.

Investigations are ongoing, and new developments will be reported on this blog.

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.

Female pedestrian killed by hit-and-run driver in SW Oklahoma City

Posted on Sunday, September 5th, 2021 at 8:37 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A woman was killed by a hit-and-run driver in southwest Oklahoma City early yesterday morning, according to News 9.

The crash happened near the intersection of S Winston Way and SW 70th Street at around 6 a.m., when a female pedestrian was struck by a driver who then fled the scene.

The victim, who was not immediately identified, died at the scene.

No information on the suspect driver or vehicle was released.

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.

 


Hit-and-run driver runs over person after finding out McDonald’s is closed

Posted on Sunday, August 15th, 2021 at 9:00 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A hit-and-run driver allegedly struck a person in a McDonald’s drive-thru in southeast Oklahoma city after finding out that the restaurant was closed, according to KOCO News.

The incident occurred at a McDonald’s drive-thru near SE 29th Street and I-35, after a white man driving a maroon, four-door pickup truck was told that the restaurant was closed. He grew angry after this, then sped away. In the process, he ran over another person’s feet and fled the scene.

The victim was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

Authorities continue to search for the hit-and-run driver and to investigate 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.

 


23-year-old woman dead after being hit by car in Sallisaw

Posted on Sunday, August 8th, 2021 at 9:30 pm    

SALLISAW, OK – A 23-year-old woman was killed after being hit by a car in the Sallisaw area early yesterday morning, according to Tulsa World.

The crash happened at around 1:20 a.m. on Highway 59, about a mile north of Sallisaw, when 23-year-old Sallisaw resident Sarah Kay Lawson was hit by a 2018 Dodge Journey.

Lawson was taken to the hospital in Sallisaw, and there she was pronounced dead.

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 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 by vehicle on Inner Dispersal Loop in downtown Tulsa

Posted on Sunday, August 1st, 2021 at 7:52 pm    

TULSA, OK – A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle on the Inner Dispersal Loop in Tulsa on Friday morning, according to News on 6.

The crash occurred near the Highway 51 and Highway 75 interchange, when a male pedestrian was struck by a vehicle.

The condition of the pedestrian and the cause of the crash were not immediately available.

Authorities continue to investigate the crash 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 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.

 


Elderly man fatally struck by allegedly drunk driver in Grady County

Posted on Sunday, April 11th, 2021 at 9:39 pm    

MINCO, OK (GRADY COUNTY) – An elderly man trying to load a car dolly was killed after being struck by a driver in Grady County early yesterday morning, according to KFOR.

The crash occurred on Oklahoma Highway 37, east of County Road 2860, at about 3:45 a.m.

When the crash happened, Anadarko resident Artemio Moreno, 77, was attempting to load a 2007 Chevrolet Impala onto a tow dolly attached to a 2015 Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck.

A 20-year-old man from Tuttle, operating a 2012 Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck, swerved to avoid colliding with the 2015 Silverado, which was parked in the westbound lane of the highway.

The 20-year-old driver, however, was unable to avoid colliding with Moreno, the dolly, and the two parked vehicles.

Moreno died at the scene.

The driver was reportedly under the influence when the crash happened. Neither he nor his two passengers were hurt 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.

 


Student airlifted to the hospital after being struck by bus in Ponca City

Posted on Saturday, April 3rd, 2021 at 4:48 pm    

PONCA CITY, OK – A student was airlifted to the hospital after being struck by a bus in Ponca City yesterday afternoon, according to KFOR.

The crash occurred on Prentice Road, in eastern Ponca City, at about 4 p.m., when a juvenile pedestrian was struck by a bus, which still had a few students on board.

The student was taken to the hospital in Ponca City, and from there, was airlifted to another hospital for the treatment of undisclosed injuries.

The students who were still on the bus were later picked up by their parents.

The accident remains under investigation 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 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.

 


23-year-old man killed after being struck by pickup truck in Johnston Co.

Posted on Saturday, March 20th, 2021 at 7:49 pm    

MILL CREEK, OK (JOHNSTON COUNTY) – A 23-year-old man was killed after being struck by a pickup truck in Johnston County early yesterday morning, according to KFOR.

The accident occurred on Oklahoma Highway 1, near Mill Creek, at about 3:30 a.m., when 23-year-old Lane Farmer was reportedly walking in the northbound lane of the highway.

He was struck by the driver of a 2019 Ram pickup truck and was then pronounced dead at the scene.

The truck driver 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 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 dead after being struck by two drivers in SW OKC hit-and-run

Posted on Saturday, March 13th, 2021 at 9:29 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A pedestrian was killed in southwest Oklahoma City last night after being struck by two drivers, one of whom fled the scene, according to KFOR News.

The accident happened at the intersection of Kentucky and SW 59th at about 10:35 p.m., when a male pedestrian was struck by a driver who then fled the scene.

A second driver attempted to avoid hitting the victim, but was unable to stop in time and collided with him as well. The victim was then trapped beneath the vehicle and died of his injuries.

The second driver remained at the scene after the collision.

The identities of the victim and driver were not immediately released.

Authorities are searching for security footage from nearby businesses as they attempt to identify the hit-and-run driver and investigate 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 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 hospitalized after being struck by vehicle in SW OKC

Posted on Monday, January 4th, 2021 at 11:35 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – According to News on 6, a man was transported to OU Medical Center in critical condition after being hit by a car in southwest Oklahoma City on Saturday night.

Oklahoma City police said they received a call reporting a man being hit by a car while crossing the street near the intersection of South Western Avenue and Southwest Grand Boulevard.

When officers arrived around 6 p.m., they found the man in the street receiving CPR from a passer-by.

OKC Police Department Capt. Arthur Gregory said medics arrived and continued to perform CPR before the man was taken to OU Medical Center.

According to Gregory, the man looked to be in his 60’s and had sustained critical injuries. No other injuries were reported.

The driver of the car that struck the man stayed at the scene to speak with investigators. A cause for the collision has not yet been reported.

Our team will update this blog if more details become 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 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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