4 hospitalized after Heartland Flyer train crashes into car carrier trailer

Posted on Saturday, October 16th, 2021 at 9:56 pm    

MARIETTA, OK – Four people were hospitalized after the Heartland Flyer train crashed into an auto carrier trailer stuck on the tracks in Marietta on Friday night, according to KFOR.

The accident happened on U.S. Highway 77 and Addington Bend Road at about 7 p.m., after a carrier trailer had gotten stuck on the tracks and could not be moved.

The train conductors were not able to stop the train in time, despite the attempts of emergency personnel to warn them.

The trailer was split in two on impact, with vehicles sent flying in multiple directions.

Four occupants of the train were taken to the hospital for the treatment of non-critical injuries.

The driver of the carrier trailer was not 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 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.

 


Mother and baby hospitalized after driver crashes into stroller in The Village

Posted on Saturday, October 9th, 2021 at 9:54 pm    

THE VILLAGE, OK – A mother and infant walking with a stroller were hospitalized after being hit by a driver in The Village on Friday morning, according to KOCO News.

The crash happened near Dublin Road and Essex Avenue as a driver was pulling out of a driveway, then crashed into a baby stroller being pushed by a woman.

The mother and the child were taken to the hospital for the treatment of undisclosed injuries.

No further updates are available 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 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.

 


Two people dead after car crashes into tree on Hwy 22 near Caddo

Posted on Sunday, October 3rd, 2021 at 8:09 pm    

CADDO, OK (BRYAN COUNTY) – Two people are dead after their vehicle crashed into a tree on State Highway 22 in Bryan County yesterday morning, according to KOCO News.

The crash happened near Caddo on westbound SH-22 at 11:30 a.m., when the driver of a 2013 Chrysler 300 ran off the right side of the highway. The driver then collided with a tree and went over a creek, where it collided with an embankment.

The two occupants of the vehicle, 50-year-old Caddo resident Sharon E. Grinstead and 54-year-old Monte M. Mitchell, of Cary, North Carolina, were pronounced dead at the scene.

Neither was wearing their seatbelt 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 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 in wheelchair fatally struck by car while crossing street in Tulsa

Posted on Saturday, October 2nd, 2021 at 9:29 pm    

TULSA, OK – A woman crossing the street in a motorized wheelchair is dead after she was hit by a driver in Tulsa on Wednesday night, according to Tulsa World.

The incident happened near Hartford Avenue and 46th Street N at around 7 p.m., as a woman in her mid-60s in a motorized wheelchair was crossing the street with her husband.

Th unidentified victim and her husband, who was not hit in the collision, were both taken to the hospital. She was pronounced dead a short time later.

The driver said he did not see the victim before the crash and that he had a green traffic light. He is not believed to have been under the influence when the accident happened.

 

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.

 


Crash at Martin Luther King Ave

Posted on Thursday, September 30th, 2021 at 3:03 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK- A crash happened at Martin Luther King Ave North at NE 57th at 7:59 a.m. on September 30, Traffic Alert reports.

No further information is 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.


Three people injured in car vs. bus collision in southwest OKC

Posted on Saturday, September 25th, 2021 at 12:00 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Three people were severely injured following a crash involving a city bus in southwest Oklahoma City yesterday evening, according to KOCO News.

The crash occurred at Klein Avenue and Reno Avenue at about 7 p.m., when an SUV and a city bus collided.

Three occupants of the SUV were taken to the hospital for the treatment of critical injuries.

Nobody on the bus was reported as hurt.

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 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.

 


Man and 2 children dead, driver injured in Ottawa County crash

Posted on Saturday, September 18th, 2021 at 4:55 pm    

MIAMI, OK (OTTAWA COUNTY) – Three people, including two young boys, died and another person was injured in a crash in Ottawa County yesterday afternoon.

According to KFOR, the crash happened on Oklahoma Highway 10, southeast of Miami at 2:11 p.m. Police say a 1994 Honda Civic, being driven by a 23-year-old man from Joplin, Missouri, crashed for unknown reasons.

Three passengers in the Honda, 29-year-old Terry Wilikins, a 5-year-old boy, and a 7-year-old boy, were pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver was taken to the hospital in Springfield, Missouri, for treatment of head and torso injuries.

Authorities continue to 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 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 dead after crashing vehicle during police pursuit in Lawton

Posted on Sunday, September 12th, 2021 at 7:40 pm    

LAWTON, OK (COMANCHE COUNTY) – A driver was killed when he crashed his vehicle while reportedly being pursued by Lawton police yesterday morning, according to KOCO News.

The crash happened on Sheridan Road at about 3:35 a.m. as a police officer was pursuing the driver of a 2021 Chevrolet Camaro, who was reportedly traveling at a high rate of speed.

The pursued driver lost control of his vehicle, then went off the side of the road. There, he collided with a curb and a mailbox before crashing into an embankment across Jefferson Avenue.

The Camaro overturned multiple times, then smashed into a vacant van and trailer and a fence. It finally landed upside-down.

The driver of the Camaro, who was not immediately identified, died at the scene.

The cause of the pursuit was not immediately available.

The officer was not hurt in 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.

 


Pedestrian hospitalized after being hit by car on MacArthur Blvd

Posted on Saturday, September 11th, 2021 at 8:17 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A pedestrian was hospitalized after being struck by a driver in western Oklahoma City last night, according to KFOR.

The crash happened on S MacArthur Boulevard, near I-40, and was reported at 9:24 p.m.

A female pedestrian was walking near the roadway when she was struck by a driver.

The victim, who was not immediately identified, was taken to the hospital for the treatment of severe injuries.

No further details are available 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 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.

 


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.

 

Ed Abel Named Oklahoma City Personal Injury Litigator of the Year

Ed Abel was awarded the Litigator of the Year award as recognition of his tremendous success in the courtroom defending the lives of Oklahomans, and his unique service as a true son of the State of Oklahoma. He has won some of the largest verdicts in Oklahoma's history, and he and his team have successfully argued against harmful tort reform laws in the state Supreme Court. His impact is so widespread across the state that Governor Mary Fallin declared May 1st as "Ed Abel Day."

Get a free case review