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One injured, one killed in Broken Arrow accident

One woman was killed in an Oklahoma auto accident in Broken Arrow on Wednesday night.

18-year-old Dillon Shipley was driving southbound on 129th East Avenue when a deer ran onto the roadway, causing the driver to swerve off of the road. According to police, the vehicle then rolled over multiple times, causing Shipley and a female passenger to be ejected from the car.

Neither of the occcupants of the vehicle were wearing their seat belt when the accident occurred. Shipley, who was is serious condition, was transported to a Tulsa hospital to be treated for his injuries. The woman was killed in the incident.

The single-vehicle crash is still being investigated by the Broken Arrow police.

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

Three Killed in Oklahoma Auto Accident

Three people were killed in an Oklahoma car accident Monday.

According to officials with the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, the accident occurred six miles west of Madill on U.S. Highway 70 shortly before 1:00 a.m. Monday. Police say 43 year-old Sherry Ann Bullard and 61 year-old Elizabeth Ann Seymour were pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.

According to the accident report, Chickasaw Lighthorse police were chasing a stolen 2007 Cadillac Escalade on the highway when the driver, 22 year-old Pedro A. Garciga, turned off the vehicle’s headlights and collided head-on with the vehicle driven by Bullard. Airbags were deployed in both vehicles. Seatbelts were in use by the driver and one passenger in the Suburban. It is unknown if Garciga was wearing his seatbelt at the time of the accident.

Garciga was transported by AirEvac Helicopter to Oklahoma University Medical Center for treatment. He died during surgery at 6:41 a.m.

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

Highway Defect Blamed for Pawnee Co. Auto Accident

A highway defect is being blamed for a car accident in Pawnee County Sunday afternoon.

According to officials with the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, a portion of the Cimarron Turnpike buckled by the heat was the cause of a car accident that injured 36 year-old Enid-resident Chason Lewis. Police say Lewis was traveling west on U.S. Highway 412 when his 2008 Honda CBR hit a two-foot high ramp created by the buckled pavement. The vehicle went airborne for 150 feet and then skidded another 222 feet.

According to the accident report, Lewis was transported by medical helicopter to a Tulsa hospital for treatment. He is listed in stable condition with severe injuries.

An Oklahoma Turnpike Authority work crew is repairing the buckled portion of the roadway. The agency says it’s not unusual for concrete to buckle when it gets hot and stays hot, as the temperature causes concrete to expand.

If you have been injured in a car accident caused by a highway defect, please contact the Oklahoma Highway Defect Attorneys of the Abel Law Firm by calling 1-800-739-ABEL.

Thee Injured in Oklahoma City Car Accident

A Chickasha man and two other people were injured in an Oklahoma City car accident early Monday.

According to officials with the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, 39 year-old Chickasha-resident Bryan Mosley was traveling eastbound on H.E. Bailey turnpike shortly after 5:15 a.m. Monday when a westbound vehicle cut across the center wall to head back east. The vehicle’s collided in the eastbound lanes of the turnpike.

According to Oklahoma Highway Patrol Trooper Brad Lovelace, the names of the driver and passenger in the westbound vehicle are being withheld until notification of next of kin. Both were transported by medical helicopter to Oklahoma University Medical Center and were listed in fair condition.

Chickasha was also transported to OU Medical Center. He was listed in fair condition Tuesday morning.

The accident remains under investigation by the Oklahoma Highway Patrol.

If you or someone you love has been injured in an Oklahoma city car accident, please contact an Oklahoma Car Accident Lawyer of the Abel Law Firm by calling 1-800-739-ABEL.

Fatal Oklahoma Driver Error Accident

A man was killed in an Oklahoma car accident Memorial Day.

According to officials with the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, a 71 year-old man from Asher was killed in an auto accident at the intersection of State Highway 39 and Acme Road shortly before 4:00 Monday. Authorities are withholding the man’s name pending notification of his family.

According to Oklahoma Highway Patrol Trooper Kyle Winrow, the man was driving a 1993 Chevrolet pickup truck west on State Highway 39 when he lost control of the vehicle and ran off the roadway to the right. The man then overcorrected and drove off the left side of the road into a tree.

The man was transported by Medi Flight to OU Medical Center in Oklahoma City where he died from injuries received in the wreck.

Our thoughts are with the victim’s family and friends.

Man Critically Injured in Oklahoma Car Accident

A man was critically injured in an Oklahoma car accident early Sunday.

According to officials with the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, the three-vehicle accident occurred in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 40 shortly after 4:00 a.m. Troopers say 26 year-old Shawnee-resident Richard Lewis was driving a 1998 Dodge Dakota westbound in the eastbound lanes when he collided with a 2001 International driven by 33 year-old Noe Saldana, of Phoenix.

According to the accident report, Lewis was transported by ground ambulance to OU Medical Center where he was listed in critical condition. He sustained trunk internal and trunk external injuries, the report said.

Saldana was not injured in the accident.

Both drivers were wearing seatbelts at the time of the accident, according to the troopers’ report.

If you or someone you know has been injured in an Oklahoma auto accident, please contact an Oklahoma Car Accident Attorney of the Abel Law Firm by calling 1-800-739-ABEL.

Woman Dies After Oklahoma Car Accident

A woman has died following an Oklahoma car accident Tuesday afternoon.

According to officials with the Okmulgee County Sheriff’s Department, 22 year-old Rebecca Lindsey was involved in a car accident near Hoffman Road and 290 Road shortly after 3:22 p.m. Tuesday. Lindsey was riding in a vehicle with 25 year-old Dallas Blair Wallace when the car left the roadway and struck a tree.

Lindsey was transported by helicopter to Saint John’s Hospital in Tulsa for treatment after the crash. Oklahoma state troopers said Lindsey was admitted in serious condition and pronounced dead later that night.

Lindsey was pinned in the car for an unknown amount of time and was freed by firefighters.

Our thoughts and prayers are with the victim’s family and friends.

Man Dies After Iowa Car Accident

A man died Friday afternoon after an Oklahoma car accident.

According to officials with the Oklahoma City Police, 71 year-old Norman Casey was pronounced dead at Oklahoma University Medical Center shortly after 2:00 p.m. Friday.

Sergeant Jennifer Wardlow said Casey apparently had a medical episode and lost consciousness before crossing left of the center line as he was eastbound on Northwest Highway 122. Wadlow said a witness saw a man slumped over the wheel as his vehicle went left of the centerline.

Casey’s vehicle collided with a westbound truck. Two other vehicles were unable to avoid the wreck and crashed into Casey’s vehicle.

Casey was transported by ambulance to OU Medical Center following the crash. The nature and extent of his injuries are not known.

The other people involved in the accident were not seriously injured, Wadlow said.

Our thoughts and prayers are with the victim’s family and friends.

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.

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