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Passenger killed in two-vehicle crash on Hwy 74

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A passenger was killed following a two-vehicle crash on Highway 74 on Saturday afternoon, reports news 9.

36-year-old Alfonso Herrera and his two children were traveling northbound on Highway 74 when one of their vehicle’s tires blew out. This blowout caused Herrera to veer into southbound traffic and collide with an oncoming vehicle.

Summer Jimenez, 22, drove the impacted vehicle. Jimenez’s single passenger, Virginia Hill, 38, was flown via Medi-flight to OU Medical Center in Oklahoma City where she was pronounced dead by medical professionals.

The exact location of the crash is unclear at this time. We will update this blog if we learn that detail.

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 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.

Vehicle fire blocks lane I-35 in Logan County

LOGAN CO., OK – Troopers with the Oklahoma Highway Patrol responded to a vehicle fire along I-35 Monday night.

According to a tweet from OHP, the incident was reported just before 9 p.m. within the southbound lanes of I-35 near Seward Road.

The cause of the blaze is unclear at this time. However, no injuries were reported as a direct result of the crash.

The outside lane was closed for around an hour, reopened at about 10 p.m.

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 burn injury 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.

28-year-old woman injured in Stillwater rollover crash

STILLWATER, OK – A woman was seriously injured following a single-vehicle crash just south of Stillwater early Monday morning.

According to the Ponca Post, the accident took place at about 1:60 a.m. along South Perkins Road near the intersection with East 70th Street.

Police say 28-year-old Elizabeth J. Cook, of Noble, lost control of her 2021 Jeep Wrangler for unknown reasons and rolled over a number of times before coming to rest in the roadway.

Cook was rushed to Stillwater Medical Center in critical condition then transported to OU Medical Center for further treatment.

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

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.

1 hospitalized after 2 fire trucks collide in Osage County

PAWHUSKA, OK – One person was hospitalized with serious injuries after two fire trucks collided west of Pawhuska on Wednesday.

According to KGGF Radio, the accident occurred on County Road 3660 about eight miles west of Pawhuska.

Troopers say the two fire trucks collided head-on due to poor visibility and high winds in the area.

The driver in one of the trucks, Caleb Drummond, was ejected from the vehicle and thrown nearly 70 feet. He was rushed to St. John Medical Center for treatment of serious, potentially life-threatening injuries.

The other driver, Ladd Drummond, sustained minor injuries and refused medical attention.

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.

2 drown after Jeep crashes into water near Pocola

POCOLA, OK – Two people were found dead after their vehicle crashed off the road and into a body of water in LeFlore County last Thursday.

According to KNWA, Auraha Pipkins, 43, of Cameron, Oklahoma, lost control of her vehicle for unknown reasons and veered into the water on private property several miles southwest of Pocola.

Both Pipkins and her passenger, 76-year-old Billie Carpenter, went underwater and never resurfaced. The pair were recovered by an OHP dive team some time later submerged in the Jeep about 12 feet underwater.

The precise location of the incident is not mentioned in the report.

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.

Injury reported following early-morning crash on I-240

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Oklahoma Highway Patrol responded to a collision with injuries along I-240 early Monday morning.

According to OHP, the accident occurred at about 5:11 a.m. within the westbound lanes of I-240 near that ramp to I-44 northbound.

It is unclear how many vehicles were involved in the crash at this time. However, troopers reported at least one person was injured as a result.

We will continue to monitor this developing story and provide any pertinent updates should they be made available.

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.

Driver crashes into median along I-44 in Northeast OKC

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Officers in northeast Oklahoma City were called to the scene of a collision along I-44 late Monday afternoon.

According to the Oklahoma City response and accident tracker, the incident took place along I-44 eastbound at the North Pennsylvania Avenue overpass.

The cause of the collision is unclear at this time. However, no injuries were reported as an immediate result.

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.

Driver in critical condition after collision on I-40

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – One person was rushed to the hospital following a major collision along I-40 Friday night.

According to KOKH, the accident took place shortly before 8 p.m. along I-40 near the exit to Southwestern Avenue.

The circumstances leading up to the crash are unclear at this time. However, the driver was extracted from their vehicle and taken to a nearby hospital in critical condition.

The identity of the driver is being withheld pending further 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 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.

Officers on the scene of northwest Oklahoma City car accident

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Commuters in northwest Oklahoma City were called to the scene of a collision in the Purdue Place neighborhood late Friday morning.

According to Total Traffic Oklahoma City, the accident took place at about 11:20 a.m. along Northwest 16th Street at the intersection with North MacArthur Boulevard.

The cause of the crash is unclear at this time. However, motorists have been advised to proceed with caution while emergency crews work to clear 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.

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