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Pedestrian hospitalized following accident in NW OKC

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A pedestrian is in the hospital for treatment after being struck by a vehicle in northwest Oklahoma City on Monday, reports KFOR.

According to officials, the accident occurred around 2:30 a.m. on Monday near the intersection of Northwest 23rd Street and MacArthur Blvd. The driver of the vehicle that struck the pedestrian cooperated with police at the scene of the accident.

The victim was transported to a hospital for their injuries. At this time, no further information on their condition is 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 pedestrian 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: Pedestrian killed in NW OKC identified, driver arrested for murder and DUI

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The pedestrian victim of a fatal accident that took place in NW Oklahoma City early Monday morning has been identified, and the driver responsible for the accident has been arrested on charges of driving under the influence and murder.

According to News On 9, Oklahoma City Police identified the victim as 32-year-old Brittany A. Thompson. Thompson was walking westbound on Northwest Expressway with a friend, eventually passing through the median near Linn Avenue to pick up items off the roadway. Despite a warning about oncoming traffic from her friend, Thompson continued to step into the street, where she was hit by car traveling eastbound. Dennis Layden of the Oklahoma City Police Department said she was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver, 25-year-old Anquanette Prince, stayed at the scene and cooperated with police. After displaying signs of being under the influence, he was arrested on complaints of driving under the influence and murder.

This is a developing story, though it is not clear whether the investigation is ongoing. 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 pedestrian 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.

Pedestrian killed in NW OKC

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A woman was killed early Monday morning when she was hit by a car at the intersection of Northwest Expressway and Linn Avenue.

KFOR reports that emergency responders were at the scene by 2 a.m. They pronounced the woman dead at the scene.

Authorities believe that a vehicle hit her as she stepped off the curb and into the roadway. The driver of the vehicle remained at the scene and cooperated with police.

It is not clear whether an investigation is ongoing.

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 pedestrian 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.

Pedestrian injured in SW OKC hit-and-run

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A pedestrian was seriously injured in a hit-and-run collision in southwest Oklahoma City yesterday evening, News 9 reports.

According to police, the accident happened at the intersection of Southwest 42nd Street and May Avenue at about 8 p.m. Tuesday. Emergency responders transported the victim to a local hospital for treatment of serious injuries, including broken bones. Fortunately, the individual is expected to survive.

Authorities continue to search for the Honda Civic they believe was involved in 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 pedestrian 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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