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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.

Woman Dies After Oklahoma City Pedestrian Accident

A woman died Tuesday after a Oklahoma City pedestrian accident, police said.

According to officials with the Oklahoma City Police Department, 50 year-old Cheryl Bingham was struck by a car shortly before 10:30 a.m. Friday while crossing Northeast 23 just east of Martin Luther King Avenue. She was seriously injured in the crash and trasnported by ambulance to an area hospital for treatment.

Bingham was pronounced dead Tuesday morning, Oklahoma City Police Department Sgt. Jennifer Wardlow said.

Police say 39 year-old Tony Leroy Hankins was arrested on a complaint of leaving the scene of an injury accident. Police say a woman who saw the accident followed Hankins’ vehicle and gave directions to police.

It is not known if the complaints against Hankins have been amended in light of Bingham’s death.

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

3 Killed in OK City Car Accident

Three people were killed in an Oklahoma car accident Thursday.

Police say the fatal accident occurred on Interstate 240 near the Shields Boulevard exit Thursday. According to officials with the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, two vehicles were traveling westbound on the interstate at a high rate of speed when one of the vehicles struck, or swerved toward, the other causing it to leave the roadway and drive up an embankment. The car then struck the bridge pylon, ejecting all three occupants. The other vehicle involved fled the scene.

Authorities say 20 year-old Antwain Field and 27 year-old Marcel Jackson were pronounced dead at the scene of the crash. The third victim, 20 year-old Jesse Howard was transported to an area hospital in critical condition following the crash, where he was later pronounced dead.

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol report stated none of the vehicle’s occupants were wearing seatbelts.

18 Injured in Bus Crash

Authorities say 18 people were injured Saturday when a charter bus en route to Oklahoma City crashed.

According to officials with the Department of Public Safety, the bus was traveling from Dallas to Oklahoma City and stuck a concrete barrier early Saturday on a highway just north of Sanger. The bus did not overturn, but passengers were ejected through side windows that opened and broke on impact.

Police say the accident occurred when the bus driver tried to avoid a vehicle that had swerved in front him.

Eighteen of the 33 passengers on board the bus were transported to area hospitals with varying degrees of injuries. One person was taken by air ambulance to a Dallas hospital in serious condition.

If you have been injured in a bus or car accident in Oklahoma City, please contact an Oklahoma Personal Injury Attorney of the Abel Law Firm by calling 1-800-739-ABEL.

1 Killed, 1 Injured in Oklahoma Car Accident

One man was killed and another critically injured in an Oklahoma car accident Tuesday morning.

According to officials with the Oklahoma City Police Department, 32 year-old Charles Kytta, of Broken Arrow, was pronounced dead at the scene by EMSA paramedics. The other man, 21 year-old Cody Zimmier, was transported to St. John Medical Center in critical condition following the accident.

Police say Zimmier was traveling southbound on Oklahoma 11, just north of the Pine Street overpass, when his sport utility vehicle crossed the median and struck Kytta’s BMW in the northbound lanes shortly after 9:00 a.m. Zimmier’s vehicle came to rest upside down. Neither vehicle had any passengers.

The accident remains under investigation.

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

Trooper Injured in Oklahoma City Crash

An Oklahoma Highway Patrol trooper was involved in a serious car accident on Interstate 40 Wednesday.

According to officials with the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, a trooper was in training when he lost control of his squad car at Interstate 40 and Choctaw Road. Police say the trooper failed to negotiate a curve and struck another police training car.

The trooper was transported to an area hospital following the crash. He is listed in stable condition.

The troopers in the other training car were not injured in the crash, according to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol.

Eastbound lanes of the highway were shut down following the accident, as response crew worked to clean up the wreckage.

If you or someone you know has been injured in an accident contact an Oklahoma City driver error attorney of Abel Law Firm at 405-239-7046 to learn more about your rights.

Woman Killed; Children, Driver Survive Oklahoma City Crash

A woman is dead and three people injured following an Oklahoma City car accident Tuesday morning.

According to officials with the Oklahoma City Police Department, 20 year-old Mickiala Clayborn was killed in a car accident at the corner of Southwest 19th and Westwood streets early Tuesday. Police continue to investigate the cause of the accident but believe slick roads may have been a factor.

Three passengers in the car, the driver and Clayborn’s two children, a 17 month-old and a 3 month-old, were buckled in at the time of the crash and did not sustain any serious injuries. The unidentified driver of the vehicle was transported to an area hospital following the crash.

Police are working to reconstruct the accident, and determine whether alcohol played a roll.

Police ID Woman Killed in Oklahoma City Crash

Police have identified a woman killed Sunday in an early morning Oklahoma City car accident.

According to officials with the Oklahoma City Police Department, 33 year-old Jones-resident Yajaira Perez was killed in a car accident in the city’s east side Sunday. Police say Perez was traveling eastbound in her car in the 2400 block of East Britton Road shortly after 5:30 a.m. when the accident occurred.

Authorities say Perez’s vehicle careened off the road for an unknown reason. The car became airborne, flipped over, and struck several trees before coming to rest in a ditch.

Perez was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash and was pronounced dead at the scene, officials said.

Our thoughts and prayers go out to the victim’s family and friends.

Man Saves Women from Fiery I-40 Crash

Three people are recovering in an Oklahoma City hospital after a fiery crash along Interstate 40 Thursday.

According to officials with the Oklahoma State Police, 12 year-old Silvia Walker-Higher was traveling with her two aunts on I-40 when their vehicle was struck by a tractor-trailer. Their vehicle burst into flames upon impact. “They’d been hit and the truck exploded,” said Silvia’s mother Tina Walker-Higher. “They barely made it out alive. The fire was coming up and then some man, some hand came down and got them all out.”

A passerby, Shane Ward, of Amarillo, Texas stopped and pulled the women from the wreckage. Ward was traveling behind the semi truck he says struck their vehicle. “He rear-ended them and pushed them over the guard rail,” Ward said.

The driver of the tractor-trailer was caught 7 miles down the road and told Oklahoma Highway Patrol troopers that he did not know he hit anybody.

If you or someone you know has been injured in an accident contact an Oklahoma City personal injury lawyer of Abel Law Firm at 405-239-7046 to learn more about your rights.

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