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Multi-vehicle crash on I-44 leads to lane closures and traffic delays

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A multi-vehicle collision on I-44 led to multiple lane closures and traffic delays this afternoon in Oklahoma City, according to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol.

The accident happened on northbound I-44, near NW 36th Street at about 1 p.m., when multiple vehicles collided.

Between two and three lanes were blocked as a result of the crash.

It is unclear at this point what led to the accident, or if anyone was injured.

 

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 injured when pickup strikes pole, rolls over in Guthrie

GUTHRIE, OK – One person was injured during a single-vehicle rollover accident in Guthrie yesterday afternoon, according to the Guthrie News Page.

The accident occurred in the 2800 block of S Pine Street at about 4:30 p.m., when the driver of a red pickup truck lost control of his vehicle.

The pickup went off the side of the road, then crashed into a pole, before overturning and coming to rest upside-down.

The male victim was taken to the hospital in Oklahoma City with undisclosed injuries.

Authorities closed the roadway for about an hour for the investigation and cleanup 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.

 

At least one person hurt in New Year’s crash west of OKC

YUKON, OK (CANADIAN COUNTY) – At least one person was hurt in a car accident in Yukon, west of Oklahoma City, on New Year’s Day, according to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol.

The collision occurred on eastbound I-40, near N Czech Hall Road at around 5 p.m.

At least one person was injured during the accident, though the exact number of victims and the extent of their injuries was not released.

OHP reported that the inside and middle lanes of the interstate were blocked as a result of the crash.

The cause of the accident was not immediately 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.

 

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.

Two motorists injured after being shot in northwest Oklahoma City

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Police say a driver and passenger were hospitalized after being shot at the Reserve Apartments in northwest Oklahoma City Wednesday afternoon, reports KOCO.

According to authorities, the driver and passenger were shot shortly after pulling up to the Reserve Apartments. The victims then drove away and called police from an OnCue near Northwest 10th Street and North Portland Avenue.

Police said the female driver is stable in condition, while the male passenger is being treated for life-threatening injuries.

This is a developing story. We will update this blog should more information become available.

The Oklahoma City personal injury attorneys of Abel Law Firm have extensive experience helping those who’ve been hurt due to the negligent actions of others. If you were hurt in an accident, 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.

Accident on SW 54th St at S Portland Ave causes lengthy traffic delays

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – An accident reported on SW 54th Street at S Portland Avenue caused traffic to backup for over an hour on Thursday, according to tweets by Total Traffic OKC.

The accident was first reported at the intersection of SW 54th St and S Portland Ave at 10:40 a.m. by TTN. The crash caused traffic delays in the area and was later cleared at about 12:10 p.m.

At this time, it is not clear how many vehicles were involved or if anyone was injured in the accident.

If more details become available, our team will update this blog.

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: 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.

1 person critically injured, another hurt in 3-vehicle crash on I-40

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Two people were injured today, one of them seriously, in a multi-vehicle collision in central Oklahoma City, according to News 9.

The accident occurred near the interchange between westbound I-40 and I-44 this afternoon when three vehicles collided.

A man was rescued from the accident and taken to the hospital for the treatment of severe, life-threatening injuries.

Another person, a victim from a different vehicle than the first, was also taken in to be treated for non-critical injuries.

The accident caused authorities to close the roadways in the area for nearly an hour and a half.

Their investigation continues into the crash 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.

 

OKC man being towed struck, killed by car in Chickasha collision

CHICKASHA, OK (GRADY COUNTY) – A multi-vehicle collision in Chickasha resulted in the death of a man from Oklahoma City on Wednesday night, according to KOCO.

The collision happened on the H.E. Bailey Turnpike at about 10 p.m. as the victim, 60-year-old Pablo Chavez Otero, was being towed by another vehicle.

A car collided with Otero, leading to his death at the scene.

No other injuries were immediately reported in the collision.

No further information is 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.

 

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