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Injuries reported following collision between semi, car in OKC

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – An injury accident occurred at Forrest Hills Road and Broadway Street at 2:30 p.m. today.

Total Traffic & Weather Network OKC tweeted about the incident, which involved a semi truck and a car. The extent of the injuries is unknown 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 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.

State senator charged with manslaughter following car accident in May

TULSA, OK – A state senator from Oklahoma has been charged with first-degree manslaughter stemming from her role in a fatal car accident earlier this year.

Senator Allison Ikley-Freeman, who represents parts of Tulsa and surrounding cities, was involved in a collision on the Turner Turnpike back in May.

According to KFOR, victim Enrique Lopez’s vehicle was on the grass near the right side of the road when Ikley-Freeman struck him. Ikley-Freeman was taken to the University of Oklahoma Medical Center while Lopez was pronounced dead at the scene.

Ikley-Freeman claimed she was driving 75 MPH, but police confirmed she was actually driving over 90 MPH before the accident.

Ikley-Freeman’s bond has been set at $30,000, although she is not currently in custody.

This information is presented as a way to help keep our community safe 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.

Tulsa driver injured after being hit by fleeing shoplifters

TULSA, OK – A Tulsa driver was injured after an accident on Monday caused by a pair of would-be shoplifters.

According to News on 6, the incident began as a group of three people tried to walk out of a QuikTrip convenience store with beer they hadn’t purchased. A police officer in the store noticed the attempted crime and grabbed one of the shoplifters.

The other two thieves attempted to flee the scene in a dark-colored sedan, but collided with a minivan that was turning in front of them. The minivan’s driver was injured in the crash, as were both suspects.

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.

Fatal accident reported on Interstate 40

CADDO COUNTY, OK – An accident on Interstate 40 eastbound left at least one person dead on Nov. 9.

Oklahoma Highway Patrol confirmed the incident in Caddo County happened between Highway 58 and Highway 281.

According to News 9, information about the deceased and any other injured parties is currently unknown.

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.

Skiatook woman dies after previous car accident on Oct. 21

OWASSO, OK – A Skiatook woman died on Nov. 3 as a result of injuries sustained in a car accident on Oct. 21, according to the Owasso Reporter.

The collision occurred when Sharon Postier turned onto US 75 N from 126th Street N without yielding to an oncoming vehicle, which t-boned her car.

Postier was reportedly taken to a hospital in stable condition, but died Nov. 3. Unspecified internal injuries may have been the cause. She was 77.

The other driver was also taken to the hospital, but has since been released. He was identified only as a man from Coweta.

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.

5-year-old child killed in head-on crash in Lawton

LAWTON, OK – One child was killed and another hospitalized following a T-bone crash that took place east of Lawton on Monday afternoon.

According to KWSO, the accident occurred at about 12:30 p.m. near the intersection of Northeast 60th Street and Cache Road. Troopers with the Oklahoma Highway Patrol say the driver of an SUV failed to stop at a stop sign and was t-boned by a green truck traveling east on Cache Rd.

Two children in the truck were rushed to OU Medical Center. One of them, a five-year-old girl, died a short time later. The other child, a 4-year-old girl, is recovering from a critical head injury.

No details regarding the drivers involved in the accident have been released at this time.

The Oklahoma City fire accident attorneys of Abel Law Firm have extensive experience helping those who’ve been hurt due to the negligent actions of others. If you or a loved one has been injured in a car crash, we can help. Our team will help you understand your rights and legal options and will seek the maximum compensation possible for your claim. Call us at (405) 451-5157 or fill out a contact form to schedule a free consultation with us online.

Emergency services respond to injury accident on I-40

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – An accident with injuries was reported this afternoon on I-40 eastbound at S Meridian Avenue.

According to the city’s online incident tracker, authorities were alerted to the crash at 2:50 p.m.  It is currently unclear how many people were injured in the collision, or how serious their injuries are.

If that information becomes available, we will update this blog accordingly.

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.

Update: More information emerges in fatal Ponca City crash

PONCA CITY, OK – Additional details have emerged regarding the fatal collision outside Ponca City that killed two and sent two others to the hospital on Sunday.

According to Fox 25, the collision occurred that morning on State Highway 11, between Waverly Street and Union Street. 73-year-old Jerry Johns’s Ford F-150 drifted from the highway’s westbound lane into its eastbound lane, where it collided with a 2015 Ford Expedition. Johns and the Expedition’s driver, 74-year-old John Holden, both died at the scene.

We also know more about the two injured. A 38-year-old and a four-year-old who were passengers in Holden’s vehicle received injuries not believed to be life-threatening. They were taken to Integris Baptist Medical Center in Oklahoma City and OU Children’s Hospital, and were listed in fair condition at the time Fox 25’s story was published.

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 dead in head-on crash in head-on collision in Ponca City

PONCA CITY, OK – Two men died in a head-on collision on State Highway 11 near Union Street Sunday morning, Oklahoma News 4 reports.

73-year-old Jerry Johns was driving west on SH-11 when he crossed into the eastbound lanes and struck a vehicle driven by John Holden, 74. The two men were trapped in the wreckage for more than three hours before they were discovered. Emergency responders pronounced them dead at the scene.

An adult man and a child were taken to a nearby hospital with injuries not deemed to be life-threatening.

Ponca City Fire, Newkirk Fire and Kildare Fire all responded to the call.

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 dies following weekend crash in Mustang

MUSTANG, OK – Officials in Mustang are investigating the cause of a collision that left one man dead near Mustang Road Sunday night.

According to KFOR, the incident occurred near State Highway 152 and Mustang Road. Witnesses say the driver of a silver Pontiac was traveling at a high rate of speed when it collided with both an orange Jeep and then a utility pole.

The driver of the Pontiac was pronounced dead at the scene. His female passenger was rushed to the hospital in serious condition.

The single occupant in the Jeep refused transport and was picked up by another individual.

Both vehicles sustained significant damage as a result of 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.

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