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Wrong Way Driver Causes Crash on Interstate, One Injured

One man was injured after a drunken driver going the wrong way on the interstate crashed into him.

According to officials with the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, officers received a call about a driver in a red SUV driving eastbound in the westbound lanes of Interstate 40 near Choctaw Road. Oklahoma County sheriff’s deputies pursued the driver. Deputies said he was going the speed limit while going the wrong way.

The driver crashed into another vehicle just west of the McLoud exit off I-40. The driver of the other vehicle saw the SUV’s headlights and swerved, avoiding a direct head-on collision, authorities say.

Deputies determined the driver of the SUV to be drunk and not injured.The driver of the other vehicle was transported by ambulance to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

If you have been injured by a drunken driver, please contact the Oklahoma Car Accident Lawyers of the Abel Law Firm by calling 1-800-739-ABEL.

3 Killed, 5 Injured in Oklahoma Motor Vehicle Accident

Three people were killed and five injured in an Oklahoma car accident Thursday.

According too officials with the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, an SUV carrying eight people plunged 80 feet from a highway into an icy river in subzero temperatures. The accident raises the state’s death toll from the recent winter storm to four, according to the Oklahoma Department of Emergency management.

“Three people died this morning after the vehicle they were occupants in went off the Spring River Bridge on the Will Rogers Turnpike,” department spokesperson Michelann Ooten told reporters Thursday. “Five other occupants in the vehicle were injured in the crash.

Highway Patrol Captain Chris West said the occupants of the vehicle were all Hispanic males, but had no other information regarding their identity. The crash survivors remain in serious condition, West said.

Authorities say the minus-15-degree weather hampered the rescue effort. Five emergency responders were treated for exposure as a result of the icy rescue conditions.

The accident remains under investigation.

Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims’ families and friends.

Teenager Killed in Oklahoma Car Accident

A 15 year-old boy was killed in an Oklahoma car accident Sunday in Kingfisher County.

According to officials with the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, Draven Cole Stewart was found dead at the scene of a crash about 1.5 miles west and 3.5 miles south of Kingfisher. Stewart was a passenger in a car driven by 18 year-old Dayton Lewis Culver.

Police say the accident happened shortly before 5:00 p.m. as Culver was driving south on a county road and lost control of the vehicle. Culver drove off the road, over-corrected, and the car slid before it overturned and rolled. Stewart and another passenger, 16 year-old Garrett Lee Stouts, were thrown out of the vehicle.

Culver and Stouts were transported by ambulance to Kingfisher Regional Hospital where they were treated and released.

Police say Culver was driving too fast on a dirt road.

Our thoughts and prayers are with the victim’s family and friends during this difficult time.

Two Killed in Oklahoma Car Accident

A driver and passenger were killed on New Year’s Day in what appears to be a single-car accident. According to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, the crash occurred when the vehicle left a county road near Woodward, Oklahoma and rolled over. The crash occurred around 1:30 am on Saturday.

48 year-old Leonard Davidson and 39 year-old Norma Reyes were both killed in the crash. Neither was wearing a seat belt. Davidson died at the scene and Reyes later passed at the OU Medical Center from severe injuries.

Our thoughts are with the victims and their families.

If you or a loved one has been injured or killed in a motor vehicle accident and you believe someone else is at fault, you may have legal grounds to pursue a personal injury lawsuit for compensation. To discuss your case with an experienced attorney, contact the Oklahoma car accident lawyers of the Abel Law Firm at 1-800-739-ABEL.

1 Killed, 2 Hurt in Oklahoma Car Accident

A woman was killed and her husband and son critically injured in an Oklahoma car accident Sunday.

According to officials with the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, 51 year-old Judy Shaneyfelt was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident, about four miles north of Perry on Interstate 35. Police say she had been pinned inside her vehicle for about 30 minutes after it rolled three times.

Authorities say 53 year-old Rick Shaneyfelt and 20 year-old Ryan Shaneyfelt were in critical condition early Monday at the University of Oklahoma Medical Center in Oklahoma City.

The Shaneyfelts were traveling north on I-35 when the vehicle they were in crossed the center median and rolled, landing on its wheels on the west should of the interstate, police say. All three occupants of the vehicle were wearing seat belts.

Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims.

3 Asher Youths Killed in Oklahoma Car Accident

Thee Asher residents were killed Tuesday in an Oklahoma car accident, police say.

According to officials with the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, 21 year-old Joshua McBroom; 19 year-old Andrew McBroom, and 16 year-old Leah Hanson, were killed in a wreck on Oklahoma 59 shortly after 6:00 p.m. Tuesday. Police say the three victims were passengers in a 1999 Pontiac Grand Am that was driven by 18 year-old Chad Mullen. Mullen was traveling west on OK59 when he failed to stop at a stop sign at the intersection of U.S. 177, authorities say.

The Pontiac collided with a southbound Nissan Xterra. The Pontiac rolled over and the three passengers were ejected from the vehicle.

Joshuan and Andrew McBroom were pronounced dead at the scene of the crash, the OHP reported. Hanson was transported by ambulance to the University of Oklahoma Medical Center in Oklahoma City, where she was pronounced dead.

Mullen sustained serious, but non-life-threatening injuries in the crash, troopers said. The driver of the Nissan, 50 year-old Mark Cicero, was not injured in the accident.

Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims families and friends during this difficult time.

Oklahoma Man Injured in Car Accident

A car accident sent an Oklahoma man to the hospital Saturday night.

According to officials with the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 58 year-old Richard A. Durham, of Wyandotte, Oklahoma, sustained minor injuries in a single-vehicle car accident Saturday night. Police say the crash occurred shortly after 10:00 p.m. on Missouri Highway 43, about two miles north of Tiff City.

Authorities say Durham was traveling northbound on 43 in a 1999 Jeep Wrangler when he lost control of the vehicle. The Jeep veered off the right side of the roadway and overturned, according to the accident report. Durham was wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash.

No information on the nature of Durham’s injuries was immediately available.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol continues to investigate the crash.

If you have been injured in an Oklahoma car accident, you may be entitled to financial compensation. For more information, please contact an Oklahoma car accident attorney of the Abel Law Firm, by calling 1-800-739-ABEL.

Sand Springs Teen Killed, 3 Injured in Oklahoma Car Accident

A Sand Springs teenager was killed, and two others injured, Sunday in an Oklahoma car accident.

According to officials with the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, 15 year-old Hannah Nicole Christian was transported by helicopter to St. Francis Medical Center where she was pronounced dead Sunday afternoon.

Police say 16 year-old Dani McKayla Johns, of Sand Springs, was traveling east in a 2001 Mercury Cougar at the intersection of 61st Street South and 161st West Avenue shortly before 4:00 p.m. Sunday when the accident occurred. Johns failed to yield at a stop sign and collided with a westbound 1998 Dodge Dakota pickup truck driven by 20 year-old Preston Montgomery Blair, of Sapulpa, authorites say.

Johns was also transported to St. Francis, where she was treated and released. Her passengers, 15 year-old Cassidy Rae Rotramel and 14 year-old Mika Ashton Johns, both of Sand Springs, were taken to St. Francis in critical condition with external trunk injuries.

Blair refused treatment at the scene police say.

The occupants of the Mercury were not wearing seatbelts at the time of the crash, according to the accident report.

Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims’ families and friends during this difficult time.

5 Injured in Oklahoma Car Accident

Five people were injured in a two-vehicle Oklahoma car accident Sunday afternoon.

According to officials with the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, the accident occurred shortly after 3:00 p.m. Sunday on Highway 70. Police say a PT Cruiser failed to stop behind a Mercury Grand Marquis as it was attempting to navigate a left turn onto Lone Oak Road. The two vehicles collided in the intersection.

Driver error most likely caused the wreck, troopers said, but officials said they have responded to several accidents along the same stretch of road in the past.

“We’ve had quite a few accidents on this road in the last year,” said Lt. Scott Hampton with the Oklahoma Highway Patrol. “We’ve had a couple of fatalities. We’re not sure what the cause of it is, but most of the time it’s something going on in the cab of the car and the drivers aren’t paying attention.”

The highway was shut down for almost an hour following the crash. Emergency response crews assisted five injured people who all complained of head injuries. Authorities expect all five people to make a full recovery.

If you or someone you know has been the victim of a car accident, you should not have to bear the consequences alone. Please contact the Oklahoma car accident attorneys of the Abel Law Firm by calling 1-800-739-ABEL.

8 sent to hospital after 7-car accident

A seven car pile-up in southwest Oklahoma City on Thursday morning sent eight people to the hospital.

The accident occurred around 7:17 a.m. near the intersection of SW 59 and State Highway 152 when a car stalled in the roadway. Another driver failed to see the stalled vehicle and crashed into it, with multiple vehicle collisions occurring shortly after. Police say that eight people were rushed to a nearby hospital, two of them in critical condition. A 19-month-old child injured in the crash is expected to recover.

Our hearts go out to the victims and all of those involved in the collision.

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