Multi-vehicle crash blocks I-35 in Edmond

Posted on Friday, April 23rd, 2021 at 2:48 pm    

EDMOND, OK – Troopers blocked all southbound lanes of I-35 in Edmond following an early afternoon crash on Thursday.

According to a tweet by OHP, the accident took place shortly after 1:30 p.m. within the southbound lanes of the interstate, just north of the exit to 2nd Street.

It is unclear exactly how many vehicles were involved in the crash or if any injuries were sustained as a result.

All lanes were blocked for several hours while crews worked to clear the scene. Traffic resumed shortly before 5:30 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 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.


First responders on the scene of vehicle fire near S. Kentucky Ave.

Posted on Thursday, April 22nd, 2021 at 6:32 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Fire and police in southwest Oklahoma City were called to the scene of a vehicle fire at a busy intersection Thursday afternoon.

According to the Oklahoma City response and accident tracker, the fire broke out at about 1:17 p.m. within the 1440 block of Southwest 29th Street, just east of South Kentucky Avenue.

It is still unclear what may have sparked the fire. However, no injuries have been reported as a result.

Motorists have been advised to avoid the area as delays and closures are likely throughout Thursday afternoon.

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 burn injry 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.


Bartlesville man killed in Vera crash

Posted on Tuesday, April 20th, 2021 at 6:41 pm    

VERA, OK – A man from Bartlesville was killed Monday evening following a two-vehicle crash on U.S. 75.

According to Bartlesville Radio, the accident took place at about 7:30 p.m. along the freeway near the intersection with 4000 Road, about 4 miles west of Vera.

Troopers say a Volkswagen Golf, driven by 56-year-old Scotty Hazelwood, collided with a 2000 Ford carrying three occupants.

Hazelwood was flown to St Francis Hospital in Tulsa, were he was pronounced dead a short time later. The driver in the Ford, 29-year-old Kevin Pryce, and both of his passengers sustained unknown injuries.

The cause of the crash remains under 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 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.


Afternoon collision blocks multiple lanes on I-35

Posted on Thursday, April 15th, 2021 at 7:45 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – At least two lanes were blocked following a collision along I-35 early Thursday afternoon.

According to a tweet from the OHP, the accident occurred just before 1:30 p.m. in the northbound lanes of the interstate near the exit to Hefner Road.

It is unclear if any injuries were sustained as a result of the crash. However, the two left lanes have been blocked as a result.

Motorists have been advised to proceed with caution as delays are likely in this portion of I-35 going into Thursday evening.

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.


Police respond to collision near Douglass Park

Posted on Monday, April 12th, 2021 at 8:06 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Police were called to the scene of a collision just east of downtown Oklahoma City late Monday afternoon.

According to Total Traffic Oklahoma City, the incident was reported at about 2:50 p.m. along Northeast 10th Street just east of the I-35 frontage road.

The cause of the crash is not mentioned in the report. However, this situation is still developing.

Our team will continue to monitor this ongoing story and provide any pertinent information should it be brought to light. Commuters have been advised to proceed with caution as delays are likely going into Monday evening.

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 crash shuts down all eastbound lanes on I-40

Posted on Thursday, April 1st, 2021 at 7:36 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Traffic delays were reported in west Oklahoma City following a collision on I-40 Thursday afternoon.

According to a tweet by OHP, the accident took place at about 10:34 p.m. within the eastbound lanes of the interstate near the Council Road overpass.

The cause of the crash is not mentioned in the report. However, at least one person sustained unknown injuries as a result.

The eastbound lanes within this portion of I-40 were shut down for about 45 minutes. All lanes were reopened at about 11:15 a.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 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.


19-year-old motorcyclist killed in Stillwater crash

Posted on Wednesday, March 24th, 2021 at 1:59 am    

STILLWATER, OK – Stillwater police have identified the 19-year-old man killed in a motorcycle accident last Friday night.

According to KUSH, the accident occurred at about 8:39 p.m. within the 4500 block of West 6th Avenue.

Investigators believe the driver of a passenger vehicle failed to yield the right of way while turning out of a private drive as 19-year-old Christopher Dylan Howerton was approaching on his motorcycle.

Howerton collided with the sedan and was thrown from the motorcycle, along with his unidentified passenger. Both were transported to Stillwater Medical Center where he died a short time later.

The condition of the passenger 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 City motorcycle 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.


Accident on N.W. 122nd St. results in injury

Posted on Monday, March 15th, 2021 at 10:17 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Emergency crews in northwest Oklahoma City were called to the scene of a collision late Monday afternoon.

According to the Oklahoma City response and accident tracker, the incident occurred at about 3:47 p.m. along Northwest 122nd Street at the intersection with North Portland Ave.

The cause of the crash is unclear at this time. However, at least one person sustained unknown injuries as a 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.


Police pursuit ends in fatal 3-vehicle collision

Posted on Wednesday, March 10th, 2021 at 8:17 pm    

VALLEY BROOK, OK – A suspect died following a collision resulting from a police chase in Valley Brook Saturday afternoon.

According to KFOR, the accident took place at about 2:30 p.m. near the intersection of Southeast 59th Street and Shields Boulevard.

The suspect was fleeing police when they caused a major three-vehicle crash. It is still unclear what sparked the chase or if any other injuries were sustained 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 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. 


Woman dead following rear-end collision n Northwest Expressway

Posted on Friday, February 26th, 2021 at 4:59 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – One woman was killed following a collision along the Northwest Expressway early Friday morning, KFOR reports.

The accident occurred shortly after midnight near the Rockwell Avenue overpass.

Responding officers say two vehicles were traveling west on the freeway when one rear-ended another. The second vehicle careened off the roadway and crashed into a ditch.

The unidentified female victim in the second vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene. No other injuries have been reported at this time.

This situation is still developing. We will provide any further details should they be released to the 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.

Ed Abel Named Oklahoma City Personal Injury Litigator of the Year

Ed Abel was awarded the Litigator of the Year award as recognition of his tremendous success in the courtroom defending the lives of Oklahomans, and his unique service as a true son of the State of Oklahoma. He has won some of the largest verdicts in Oklahoma's history, and he and his team have successfully argued against harmful tort reform laws in the state Supreme Court. His impact is so widespread across the state that Governor Mary Fallin declared May 1st as "Ed Abel Day."

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