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One killed in Norman rollover accident

NORMAN, OK – Officials with the Norman Police Department are investigating the case of a single-vehicle crash that took the life of a motorist Monday evening. 

According to News 9, the collision occurred shortly before 5:00 p.m. along an off-ramp from SH-9 to I-35. Police say the vehicle careened into trees on the side of the road killing the man inside.

Information regarding the identity of the individual involved in the crash or the circumstances leading up to it has not yet been made available. We will provide those detail as soon as they are released by Authorities in Norman.

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 arrested after colliding with Tulsa restaurant

TULSA, OK – Police in Tulsa have arrested one woman after she drove her vehicle into a restaurant near 31st Street Monday.

According to News on 6, the collision occurred at the Three Tequilas Restaurant near the intersection of 31st St. and Peoria Point.

Officials believe the female driver crashed into the fence and patio area of the restaurant after almost hitting another driver.

Luckily, no injuries were reported as a result of the collision. However, the driver was arrested for driving without a license or insurance as well as other outstanding warrants.

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.

One dead after police pursuit and crash along Cherokee Turnpike

WEST SILOAM SPRINGS, OK – Oklahoma Highway Patrol are reporting one person has died following a pursuit involving a stolen car on the Cherokee Turnpike Wednesday night.

According to KNWA, an Oklahoma State Trooper attempted a traffic stop of the stolen vehicle. When he asked the driver to exit the vehicle, the driver instead sped off, and a chase ensued.

The pursuit came to an end when OHP attempted a tactical vehicle intervention, causing the stolen vehicle to spin around and eject the driver. The driver was attempting to escape on foot when he was struck and killed by an oncoming car.

No word on the condition of the passenger in the vehicle has been released. This story is still developing; we will provide any updates as they are 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

One killed and another in critical condition after crash on I-44

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A man was struck and killed while loading his broken-down truck onto a towing vehicle in Comanche County Wednesday morning.

Bernardo Martinez, 41, was struck and killed when a  Santa Fe woman veered off of interstate 44 near Fletcher just after midnight, according to KFOR.

Karen Cole, 40, lost control of her vehicle, first hitting Martinez, then his truck and the tow truck before colliding with a concrete barrier. She was taken to a local hospital in critical condition where she remains as of Thursday evening.

Officials are investigating what may have caused Cole to drive off of the roadway and hit the man.

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.

OKC car accident leaves 3 injured

Three cars were involved in a collision in northeast Oklahoma City on Saturday afternoon. The Oklahoma City police stated that a northbound vehicle on Coltrane unexpectedly crossed into oncoming traffic, striking two southbound vehicles.

Two of the three vehicles involved in the accident flipped over. The third vehicle did not roll over, and the individuals inside the car were not injured. The driver of the vehicle that crossed into the southbound lanes was injured, and so were two other people in the vehicle that rolled.

The conditions of the people who sustained injuries in the crash are not known at this time. An investigation into the collision is underway by the Oklahoma City police department.

Please contact the Oklahoma car accident lawyers of the Abel Law Firm by calling 405-239-7046 if you or someone you know has been injured in a car accident.

Oklahoma Highway Patrol celebrates 75th birthday

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol was founded on April 20, 1937, and this year it celebrates it’s 75th birthday.

One of the things that brought the Oklahoma Highway Patrol into the national spotlight was the arrest of the Oklahoma City bomber, Timothy McVeigh. An Oklahoma Highway Patrol officer was working in Oklahoma City when he noticed a vehicle without it’s proper tags traveling on the roadways. He pulled the vehicle over, and evidently caught the notorious bomber within 75 minutes of the bomb exploding.

Although the technology has changed throughout the years that the patrol has been in place, their main focus has been maintained. That focus is centered on traffic safety. Patrol officers are still trying to maintain order on roadways throughout the state of Oklahoma.

If you have been involved in a car accident in Oklahoma due to the negligence of someone else, please contact the Oklahoma car accident lawyers of the Abel Law Firm by calling 405-239-7046 today.

2 students on school bus injured in car accident

Last week, 2 Douglass High School students went to the hospital after the school bus they were riding in crashed into a car. The driver of the car has been cited for driving without insurance and driving without a license.

According to police, at around 7:10 a.m., the car’s driver made an improper right turn, causing the school bus to run into it. The accident occurred at the intersection of Lottie Avenue and NE 16. Another bus took the uninjured students to school, while two injured high school students were taken to Mercy Health Center. The students’ injuries were reported to be minor.

If you or someone you know has been injured in a car accident, contact the Oklahoma motor vehicle accident attorneys of the Abel Law Firm at 1-800-739-ABEL to discuss your situation with one of our experienced personal injury lawyers today.

Woman killed in head-on collision near Seminole

Monday, a 31-year old woman was killed in a car accident near Seminole.  According to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, the accident occurred on SH 3 shortly after 11 a.m.

Police reported that a driver traveling in the southbound lanes of the highway swerved over the center line and crashed head-on into the woman’s northbound vehicle.  The victim’s 2003 Pontiac Vibe flipped and rolled once, and the southbound driver’s 2010 Mercury Milan rolled 3 times.  Both drivers were unable to exit their vehicles after the accident.

The Seminole Fire Department responded to the accident and extricated the drivers.  The 31-year old woman was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident, and a passenger in her vehicle was taken to Seminole Medical Center for treatment of a leg injury.  A 1-year old in the Pontiac was flown to OU Children’s Hospital for observation.

Officials with the Seminole County Sheriff’s Department, Seminole Police Department, and Seminole Fire Department are investigating the accident and the driver of the Mercury’s condition at the time of the accident.  The driver was flown to OU Medical Center with serious injuries.

Our thoughts and prayers are with victim’s family and friends after this devastating accident.

2 killed, 3 injured in accident on Oklahoma 132

Last week, 2 people were killed and 3 others were injured in a tragic car accident on Oklahoma 132.

According to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, the accident occurred at 7:55 a.m. north of Coal Road.  The 49-year old driver of a minivan in the northbound lanes of the highway veered across the center line and into the southbound lanes of Oklahoma 132.

The van moved into the path of another van driven by a 73-year old woman.  The woman attempted to avoid being hit by the wrong-way driver, but the two crashed into each other in the northbound lanes.

Both drivers were killed in the car accident.  3 passengers in the first van suffered injuries and were taken to various hospitals for treatment.

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

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