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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.

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.

4 Students Injured in Oklahoma School Bus Crash

Four students were injured in an Oklahoma City school bus accident on Thursday.

According to officials with the Oklahoma City Police Department, the school bus was heading to Emerson Alternative School shortly before 8:00 a.m. Thursday when the accident occurred. Police say the bus driver had exited Interstate 40 and was traveling north on Classen Avenue when the bus struck a wall. There were six people, including the driver, on-board the bus at the time of the crash.

According to Emergency Medical Services Authority Spokeswoman Lara O’Leary, the four injured students, a 16 year-old and three 17 year-old students, were transported by ambulance to two area hospitals. O’Leary said the students were listed in good condition. A fifth student on the bus was not injured in the crash.

The accident remains under investigation by the Oklahoma City Police Department.

If you or someone you know has been injured in an Oklahoma City car accident, please contact an Oklahoma Personal Injury Attorney of the Abel Law Firm by calling 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.

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