Driver rear-ends car, critically injures 2 on I-44

Posted on Wednesday, October 27th, 2021 at 1:57 pm    

TULSA, OK – Two people were critically injured following a two-car collision on westbound I-44 near Lewis Ave Tuesday, KTUL reports.

Traffic was slowing down on I-44 near Lewis ave because of ongoing construction. The driver of a gray car failed to slow down and rear-ended a white car attempting to turn onto the Lewis Ave exit.

First responders transported two people from the hospital to an area hospital in critical condition. The driver of the gray car was also taken to the hospital. He is expected to be OK.

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.


Crash on Hwy 169 near 66th St injures at least 1 person

Posted on Thursday, October 21st, 2021 at 1:50 pm    

OWASSO, OK – An unknown number of people were injured near Hwy 169 and 66th St North Wednesday, according to News on 6.

A driver was traveling southbound Hwy 169 when he strayed over the median and collided with multiple vehicles on 66th St North.

Police say that injuries were reported at the scene of the accident. They had not released details on the number of victims, their current medical condition, or their identity. It is also unclear when the incident happened.

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.


One driver killed, another hospitalized following collision on U.S. Hwy 75 near Owasso

Posted on Tuesday, January 19th, 2021 at 10:35 pm    

TULSA, OK – A Sperry man was killed and another driver was hospitalized following a collision on U.S. Highway 75 near Owasso, reports News Channel 8.

Oklahoma Highway Patrol say troopers arrived at the scene at the intersection of U.S. Hwy 75 and 96th Street North at about 9:15 a.m. The crash occurred in the northbound lanes of U.S. Hwy 75.

Authorities identified the victim as 59-year-old Carl McCarty of Sperry, the driver of a Toyota Corolla involved in the accident.

McCarty sustained critical injuries and was transported a nearby hospital in Owasso, where he later passed away.

The other driver suffered non-life threatening injuries and was transported to a hospital in Tulsa.

Officials are still investigating the circumstances of the collision. We will update this blog if further details are 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.


Fatal accident on I-44 under investigation by Oklahoma Highway Patrol

Posted on Tuesday, December 22nd, 2020 at 6:39 am    

TULSA, OK – According to News on 6, Oklahoma Highway Patrol is currently investigating the circumstances of a fatal single-car accident on I-44  near East Admiral Place Thursday night.

OHP said the accident occurred around 11 p.m. on Thursday, when the driver of a westbound vehicle on I-44 lost control and crashed into the barrier off the right side of the roadway. The vehicle then spun into oncoming lanes of traffic but fortunately no other cars were struck.

The driver was pronounced dead at the scene.

At this time, authorities have not released the victim’s identity and it is unclear what led the driver to lose control of the vehicle. We will update this blog if more details are made public.

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.


Oklahoma Highway Patrol investigate fatal accident on Highway 412 in Tulsa

Posted on Thursday, December 17th, 2020 at 11:23 pm    

TULSA, OK – Officials with the Oklahoma Highway Patrol say a black car traveling eastbound on Highway 412 in Tulsa was involved in a fatal single-vehicle accident, reports KJRH.

According to authorities, the black car traveling east on Highway 412 exited the roadway and crashed into a nearby ditch. One motorist was ejected from the vehicle, though it is not yet clear whether it is the same motorist who was killed in the accident.

OHP troopers are investigating the crash and what led the black car to exit the roadway.

The on-ramp to Highway 412 at South 65th West Avenue was temporarily closed to traffic while officials responded to the scene.

This is a developing story. We will update this blog if more information becomes 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.


Two people dead, another injured in Henryetta UTV vs pickup crash

Posted on Sunday, October 11th, 2020 at 8:13 pm    

HENRYETTA, OK – Two men were killed and another person was injured when a UTV crashed into another vehicle in an accident in the Henryetta area on Friday, according to News 9.

The accident happened early Friday morning when the victims, Brice McGirt, 25, and Nicholas King, 33, struck a pickup truck with their UTV.

The occupants of the UTV died as a result of the accident.

The pickup truck’s driver, who was not publicly identified, was taken to the hospital with undisclosed injuries.

Authorities continue to investigate the collision 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 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.

 


Oklahoma Highway Patrol investigate rollover accident along Creek Turnpike

Posted on Thursday, October 8th, 2020 at 9:19 pm    

TULSA, OK – A teen driver’s vehicle crashed and rolled over along the Creek Turnpike late Tuesday night, according to News on 6.

Officials say the accident happened at around 11 p.m., just west of Memorial Drive.

According to police, the driver was not injured during the accident.

Oklahoma Highway Patrol are currently investigating the cause of the accident.

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.


Man facing multiple charges after fleeing police in stolen vehicle in Tulsa

Posted on Sunday, September 20th, 2020 at 6:29 pm    

TULSA, OK – A man is facing charges after he attempted to elude a police chase and abandoned a stolen vehicle in Tulsa early this morning, according to News on 6.

The chase began near the intersection of 61st Street and 33rd W Avenue as suspect John Naylor was spray painting a vehicle. When confronted by police, he drove away from the scene.

The chase wound through Tulsa and Creek Counties, and only stopped when Naylor got out of the car and ran across the highway, leaving the vehicle behind.

He was eventually apprehended by authorities and is facing multiple charges, including eluding police, possession of a firearm by a felon, and possession of a stolen vehicle.

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.

 


At least one person injured in Wildewood Heights car accident

Posted on Sunday, September 20th, 2020 at 3:36 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A collision in north Oklahoma City this afternoon caused at least one injury, according to a tweet by the Oklahoma Highway Patrol.

The crash occurred at eastbound I-44 and northbound I-235 in the Wildewood Heights neighborhood and was reported by authorities at 3:25 p.m.

OHP did not release the circumstances surrounding the crash, the identity of the victim, or the extent of their injury.

Authorities did not close the roadway after the accident.

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.

 


At least one person injured in late-night I-40 collision

Posted on Sunday, August 30th, 2020 at 11:02 am    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A crash on Interstate 40 late Saturday night caused the injury of at least one person and for traffic to be blocked for about an hour and a half, according to tweets by the Oklahoma Highway Patrol.

The crash happened in the eastbound lanes of I-40 near Meridian Avenue at 11:24 p.m.

While the exact circumstances of the collision are not known, OHP reported at least one injury in the accident.

The victim was not identified.

The crash was cleared at 1:13 a.m. Sunday, after multiple lanes of traffic had been closed off for the cleanup and investigation efforts.

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.

 

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