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At least one person injured on I-35 accident in SE OKC

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – At least one person was injured in a collision in southeast Oklahoma City yesterday afternoon, according to a tweet by the Oklahoma Highway Patrol.

The accident happened on southbound I-35, near SE 15th St and was reported by OHP at 2:38 p.m.

OHP reported that at least one person was injured in the crash, though they did not specify the identity of the victim or victims or the circumstances surrounding the collision.

Authorities closed the center lanes of the interstate for the cleanup and investigation of the accident, which was cleared from the roadway a little less than six hours later, at 8:21 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.

 

Seminole man killed, 22-year-old hurt in fiery, wrong-way crash east of OKC

CHOCTAW, OK (OKLAHOMA COUNTY) – A man from Seminole was killed and another person was severely injured in a dramatic, wrong-way collision early this morning east of Oklahoma City, according to KFOR.

The crash happened on I-40, east of Choctaw Rd and west of S Triple X Rd at about 1:20 a.m. when a 37-year-old driver collided with another vehicle head-on, setting both of the cars on fire.

The 37-year-old driver, Seminole man Matthew Clyde Harvard, died at the scene.

The other driver, a 22-year-old man from Oklahoma City, was taken to the hospital for the treatment of serious injuries, including those to the arm and leg.

No further details are available 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 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.

 

Update: 19-year-old victim dies as result of Kilpatrick Tnpk accident, driver ID’d

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The drivers in yesterday’s wrong-way collision on Kilpatrick Turnpike have been identified, with one of the victims, a 19-year-old, dying from injuries sustained during the crash.

According to News on 6, one of the victims was Marissa Murrow, 19, who was sent to the hospital with critical injuries following the late-night crash near I-40. She later died there of her injuries.

The wrong-way driver, 39-year-old Malcolm Penny, was also taken to the hospital with severe wounds. He was later taken into police custody and is facing charges of driving while intoxicated.

Murrow was a member of the Sigma Kappa sorority, which is raising money for her family’s medical and memorial expenses. They have already raised over $12,000 of their $15,000 goal.

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.

 

Update: Victim in Thursday’s duplex fire has died of his injuries

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The man who was pulled from a fire at a duplex on Thursday succumbed to his injuries later that day, according to a report by KFOR.

The victim, who was pulled from the blaze in the 1200 block of North Villa just before 10:30 a.m., was taken to the hospital after firefighters at the scene performed emergency measures on him.

Despite CPR efforts and measures to counter possible cyanide poisoning from smoke inhalation, the victim, who remains unidentified at this time, died around 5 p.m.

The fire, likely caused by an electric source, also trapped a dog that was safely rescued and returned to its owner.

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 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.

 

Two people seriously hurt in wrong-way crash on Kilpatrick Tpke

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – At least two people were seriously hurt in a wrong-way accident on the Kilpatrick Turnpike in northwest Oklahoma City last night, according to News on 6.

The accident happened near I-40 when a driver traveling in the wrong direction on Kilpatrick collided head-first with another vehicle on the highway.

The drivers of both vehicles were taken to the hospital for the treatment of serious injuries.

Their identities have not yet been publicly revealed.

The crash caused Kilpatrick to be closed until about 3 a.m. for the cleanup and investigation of the collision.

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 Wildewood Heights car accident

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.

 

Man crashes car, tries to climb church in attempt to escape OKC police

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A man was hurt after earlier today after crashing his vehicle during a police pursuit, then climbing to the top of an OKC church in an attempt to escape, according to News on 6.

The chase began after police officers recognized a trailer that had been reported as stolen, and attempted to stop the driver of the towing vehicle.

The suspect then sped off towards I-44, reaching high speeds of about 70 mph before he finally crashed on NW 36th Street.

The driver attempted to flee the scene on foot and in an effort to escape the officers, tried to climb to the top of a church located at the intersection between NW 36th and Walker.

He was taken into police custody and was treated at the scene for undisclosed injuries.

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 hit and killed by car while walking across NW Expressway in NW OKC

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A man walking across the Northwest Expressway from a convenience store was struck and killed by a vehicle in northwest Oklahoma City late Friday night, according to KFOR.

The accident happened near Candlewood Drive and the Northwest Expressway (Hwy 3) just before 11 p.m. when a man left a convenience store and crossed the street. He was struck by a vehicle, the driver only described as a young man.

On the way to the hospital, the victim, whose identity was not released, died.

Authorities do not suspect that the driver was under the influence when the accident occurred.

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.

Three in critical condition after SW OKC hazmat incident

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Three people were seriously injured in a hazmat incident in southwest Oklahoma City on Thursday, according to News on 6.

The incident occurred in the 1500 block of SW 82nd Street Thursday night, with hazmat teams called to the scene.

The victims were in serious condition with possible drug overdoses, according to the report.

Few details were released, though hazmat teams confirmed that there was not a gas leak.

The identities of the victims were not 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 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.

 

Norman man dead after motorcycle falls from OKC bridge

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A man from Norman is dead after his motorcycle went over a bridge in Oklahoma City on Sunday, according to News on 6.

The accident happened in the morning at the intersection of Kilpatrick Turnpike and Southwest 15th Street when Norman man Billy Vanderwater, 24, lost control of his motorcycle while going over the turnpike.

The vehicle began to fishtail, and Vanderwater then went over the side of the bridge.

He died at the scene.

Officials do not believe intoxication was a factor in the collision, which remains under investigation 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.

 

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