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Police identify victim in fatal Tulsa crash

TULSA, OK – Officials in Tulsa have identified the man killed in a high-speed crash along a busy Tulsa freeway Thursday.

According to KTUL, Jimmy Jackson, 57, was killed along Highway 169 near the Pine Street intersection when he lost control of his Corvette, striking a concrete barrier and then another vehicle. The corvette subsequently burst into flames along the side of the freeway.

Police say the accident occurred when Johnson was attempting to change lanes at a high rate of speed along the freeway.

The passenger of the other vehicle involved, an elderly woman, was taken to the hospital in stable condition.

The Oklahoma car 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.

Injuries reported in crash near downtown Oklahoma City

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Officials in Oklahoma City are reporting injuries in an accident just northeast of downtown Thursday evening.

According to the Oklahoma City response and accident tracker, the incident happened at the 3100 block of Northeast 10th Street at about 7:40 p.m.

Details on how many people were involved and the severity of their injuries have yet to be released. However this portion of Northeast 10th St. will likely be closed off for most of Thursday evening as the crash is investigated and cleared from the roadway.

The Oklahoma City car 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

Injuries reported in accident near the Shepherd Mall

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Authorities in Oklahoma City are reporting injuries after responding to an accident outside of the Shepherd Mall early Wednesday evening.

According to the Oklahoma City response and accident tracker, the incident occurred at about 4:40 p.m. at the intersection of Northwest 23rd Street and North Villa Avenue near the Shepherd Mall.

No information regarding the severity of the injuries sustained in the crash has been released by authorities as of yet. We are monitoring the situation and will provide more details as they are made available.

The Oklahoma City car 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.

Fuel Spill causes Fire in Stone Meadows

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK –  Fire officials in Oklahoma City were called to a fuel spill that erupted into flames Monday evening.

According to the Oklahoma City response and accident tracker, the spill occurred at 5301 West Indian Hills Road west of Interstate 35 at approximately 7:20 p.m.

No injuries have been reported as a result of the spill and authorities have not released what may have caused it to catch fire. This portion of Indian Hills Rd. will likely be closed for most of Monday evening until the fire can be put out and spill cleaned up.

The Oklahoma City car 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.

Crash and Fuel spill closes lanes on I-40

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Officials in Oklahoma City had to close several lanes on Interstate 40 following a crash Monday afternoon.
According to the Oklahoma Department of Transportation Twitter, the crash occurred around 11:30 am near the Meridian Avenue off-ramp Monday. The incident narrowed the interstate to one lane for a few hours causing authorities to maneuver traffic to the surrounding exits.
No injuries have been reported as a result of the crash, nor has the cause been released. However, all of the lanes, as well as the off-ramp, were subsequently reopened.

The Oklahoma City car 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.

Officials reporting injuries in Rolllingwood crash

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – At least one person has been injured in an accident North of downtown Oklahoma City Monday evening.

Authorities responded to an accident that occurred in the intersection of North Ann Arbor Avenue and Northwest 42nd Street near Rollingwood.

According to the Oklahoma City accident and response tracker the crash was reported at 6:56 p.m. Delays in the intersection and surrounding areas are likely until the vehicles can be cleared.

This situation is ongoing, more details will be forthcoming.

The Oklahoma City car 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.

Firefighters discover body inside burned-out van in Logan County

Photo Credit: News on 9

LOGAN COUNTY, OK – Firefighters discovered a dead victim inside a burned-out van on Monday night, according to News on 9.

Firefighters were responding to a wildfire in Logan County on Monday night whenever they came across a van with a body inside.

The fire was located near Post Road and County Road 59, about a mile and a half northeast of Orlando and 16 miles west of Stillwater.

There is no information at this time regarding the identity of the victim or their cause of death.

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.

Teenagers rescued in rollover accident

TUTTLE, OK – Two teenagers were rescued following a rollover accident by an Oklahoma Highway Patrol officer on Monday, as reported by FOX25.

Oklahoma Highway Patrol Trooper Chris Bunch discovered the accident and took action to rescue the teenagers from the wreckage. Trooper Bunch broke the window to get them out of the vehicle

While it is unclear whether the teenagers were injured in the accident, both are believed to be in good health.

The Oklahoma City car accident attorneys of Abel Law Firm have extensive experience helping those who’ve been hurt in rollovers or similar accidents. If you were hurt as a driver, 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.

Man survives crash with support beam on 18-wheeler

Photo Credit: Tulsa Police Department

TULSA, OK – A man somehow survived after he crashed his truck into a support beam carried by an 18-wheeler on Friday, according to an article by KOKH.

The accident occurred Friday morning in Tulsa on the Broken Arrow Expressway near 129th East Avenue, when an 18-wheeler truck was hauling an oversized load, which included a support beam. It turned left on the roadway whenever the collision happened. The support beam crashed into the window, mere inches from hitting the truck driver’s face.

According to the article, police were “shocked” the truck driver was not killed. He was mildly injured but is expected to be okay.

The truck driver was also given a ticket for speeding-related conditions.

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 truck 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 a commercial vehicle, contact us today for a free consultation.

UPDATED STORY: Victims identified in fatal collision on 51st Street on Monday

TULSA, OK. – Tulsa Police have released the identities of the victims of a fatal wreck that happened on Monday afternoon.

The victims were identified as Nicole Underwood, 33, and Troyanna Lane, 2.

As we’ve reported previously, Underwood and Lane were passengers in a car that crashed into a pickup truck that was exiting Interstate 44 at the 3600 block of East 51st Street at around 4:30 p.m. on Monday. According to the Tulsa World, the driver of the pickup truck the victims were riding in had stolen beer from a convenience store and fled, running at least one red light before colliding with the pickup truck.

The driver of the car was taken to the hospital in critical condition. The pickup driver was also hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries.

When someone else’s recklessness or carelessness harms you or someone you love, the Oklahoma car accident attorneys will be there to help you get justice and fair compensation. We represent those who’ve been hurt in accidents caused by negligence, and we’ll put all of our skills, resources, and experience to work for you. Call our team at (405) 451-5157 or reach out to us online right away if you’ve been hurt.

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