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

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

MIAMI, OK (OTTAWA COUNTY) – Three people from Missouri, including two young boys, were killed and another person was injured in a crash on Highway 10 in Ottawa County yesterday afternoon.

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

Three passengers, 29-year-old Terry Wilikins, a 5-year-old boy, and a 7-year-old boy, all also from Joplin, were pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver was taken to the hospital in Springfield, Missouri, for the 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.

 


2 teens dead, man injured in crash on OK-1 in Pontotoc County

Posted on Saturday, September 4th, 2021 at 8:16 pm    

FITZHUGH, OK (PONTOTOC COUNTY) – A crash last night on Highway 1 in Pontotoc County took the lives of two teenage girls and severely injured another person, according to KFOR.

The crash occurred near Fitzhugh, about six miles north of the town of Roff, on OK-1, north of the Chickasaw Turnpike, at 7:11 p.m., and involved a 2005 Dodge Ram pickup truck.

A 15-year-old girl from Roff and a 17-year-old girl from Eufala were pronounced dead at the scene.

A 23-year-old man from Ada was airlifted to the hospital in Oklahoma City for the treatment of critical injuries to the head and torso.

All three victims were ejected from the Ram during the crash.

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 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.


3 men arrested after leading police on chase, crashing into 2 vehicles

Posted on Sunday, August 1st, 2021 at 6:43 pm    

TULSA, OK – Three people, including a fugitive from Pennsylvania, were taken into police custody after they led authorities on a pursuit in an allegedly stolen car and crashed into two other vehicles in Tulsa yesterday.

According to News on 6, the pursuit began near I-44 and 21st Street and involved the allegedly stolen vehicle colliding with two other cars while trying to flee.

Officers managed to take the three men, who identified as Patrick Patterson, Ramon McBee III, and Toby Hill, into police custody near S Wheeling Avenue and 21st Street.

Patterson reportedly had open warrants from Pennsylvania.

No injuries were immediately 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.

 


Man and 2 children killed in truck crash on Hwy 51 in central Oklahoma

Posted on Saturday, July 10th, 2021 at 8:40 pm    

KINGFISHER COUNTY, OK – A man and two children were killed after their vehicle was hit by a semi-truck attempting to avoid a collision with a tractor in Kingfisher County in central Oklahoma on Thursday night.

According to KFOR News, the crash occurred on Highway 51, about 15 miles west of Hennessey, at around 10 p.m., when the driver of a tractor went into the roadway to drive around a culvert in a ditch.

A 58-year-old man from Texas, operating a 2015 Peterbilt semi-truck, swerved to avoid rear-ending the tractor. He went into the lane of oncoming traffic, and into the pathway of a 2001 Ford Taurus being driven by 33-year-old Okeene man Sergio Adrian Lopez Garcia.

Garcia swerved, attempting to avoid the crash, but his vehicle and the truck both collided in the ditch.

Garcia and his two passengers, a 6-year-old boy and an 11-year-old boy, were pronounced dead at the scene.

The truck driver was not hurt in the collision.

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 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.

 


5 people from Arkansas killed in head-on crash in Leflore County

Posted on Sunday, June 20th, 2021 at 7:44 pm    

CAMERON, OK (LEFLORE COUNTY) – Five people from Arkansas were killed in a collision in eastern Oklahoma on Friday morning, according to Fox 24 News.

The crash happened south of Cameron on State Highway 112 at about 11 a.m., when the 76-year-old driver of a Jeep Cherokee went over the median and into the lanes of oncoming traffic. His vehicle crashed head-on into another car.

Inside that car were 42-year-old Aaron Gamble and his 15-year-old son, both of Arkansas. They both died at the scene.

The driver of the Jeep, 76-year-old Charles Drushal, and two passengers, 53-year-old Jill Drushal and a 15-year-old girl, all three of Fort Smith, Ark., were also pronounced dead at the scene.

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.

 


At least one person dead in crash on I-35 in Kay County

Posted on Saturday, June 5th, 2021 at 8:52 am    

BRAMAN, OK (KAY COUNTY) – At least one person was killed in a collision on I-35 in Kay County yesterday afternoon, according to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol.

The collision occurred on southbound I-35, near Braman and mile marker 231, at about 3:20 p.m.

At least one person was killed in the collision.

Authorities blocked both southbound lanes of traffic as they worked the collision.

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 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.

 


2 women and 2 children killed, 3 children injured in Ottawa County crash

Posted on Sunday, April 25th, 2021 at 9:16 pm    

QUAPAW, OK (OTTAWA COUNTY) – A collision on Highway 69 in northeastern Oklahoma led to the death of two women and two children and the injury of three other juveniles on Friday night, according to KFOR.

The crash happened north of Quapaw on Hwy 69, near South 630 Road, at 8:39 p.m., when a 2016 Nissan Rogue and a 2006 Pontiac Grand Prix collided.

The driver of the Pontiac, 30-year-old Charlsee Eberly, of Miami, Okla., and the driver of the Nissan, 28-year-old Quapaw resident Kaitlyn Kibel, died at the scene. A passenger in the Nissan, a 10-year-old boy from Quapaw, was also pronounced dead at the site of the crash.

A 7-year-old girl from Miami, also a passenger in the Nissan, was taken to the hospital, where she later succumbed to her injuries.

Three other children, all of whom were passengers in the Nissan, were taken to the hospital in Joplin, Missouri, with multiple, extensive injuries. They include an 8-year-old boy and 3-year-old boy from Miami and a 7-year-old boy from Quapaw.

The weather was rainy when the crash occurred, though the cause remains under investigation 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.

 


Chickasha single-car rollover accident kills driver and seriously injures two children

Posted on Friday, April 9th, 2021 at 8:46 pm    

CHICKASHA, OK – A single-car rollover accident has killed the driver and seriously injured two children, according to a KFOR report

The driver and child passengers were traveling southbound down U.S. 81 in a Chevy Tahoe when the driver swerved off the road, corrected their steering, and rolled the vehicle. 

All occupants of the SUV were ejected during the accident, killing the driver and injuring the two children. 

The children were flown to the University of Oklahoma Medical Center in Oklahoma City are considered to be in serious condition. 

We will provide updates as they are 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 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.


Crash on Turner Turnpike leads to lane closures and delays, OHP reports

Posted on Sunday, February 21st, 2021 at 9:19 pm    

SAPULPA, OK (CREEK COUNTY) – The Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported a collision on the Turner Turnpike which led to traffic delays this evening.

The crash occurred on the westbound Turner Turnpike (I-44), near mile marker 215 and N 9th Street in Sapulpa, just before 6 p.m.

Authorities closed the outside lane of the highway as they worked the crash.

There is no word yet as to the cause of the accident or if anyone was injured.

Check back later for further updates on this developing news story.

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.

 


24-year-old Kansas man killed after collision with truck near Blackwell

Posted on Sunday, February 14th, 2021 at 8:34 pm    

BRAMAN, OK (KAY COUNTY) – A 24-year-old man from Kansas was killed after he collided with a semi-truck in Kay County during a snowstorm this afternoon, according to KFOR.

The accident happened two miles south of Braman on northbound I-35 at about 3 p.m., when 24-year-old Chevin Webb, of Manhattan, Kansas, struck a slick patch of roadway and lost control of a 2013 Honda Accord.

He crashed into the bridge railing, and then spun out until the vehicle came to rest in the middle of the roadway.

The Honda was struck by the driver of a 2019 Freightliner 18-wheeler truck who was unable to stop in time.

Webb died at the scene.

The truck driver, who was not immediately identified, was not reported as hurt.

Slick, icy weather may have played a role in the crash. The official cause of the accident was listed as Webb’s reportedly driving too fast for conditions.

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 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.

 

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