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One injured in multi-vehicle Oklahoma City crash

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A four-vehicle pileup on Interstate 40 sent a motorist from Washington to the hospital Thursday morning.

According to The Purcell Register, Jesse Sanders, 33, was injured when a drunk driver ran into the back of a pickup truck driven by Sanders’ wife along I-40 east of Peebly Road shortly before 3:30 a.m.

The Sanders’ truck spun around once until it was facing the opposite direction. Emergency services transported Sanders to the Oklahoma University Medical Center to be treated for minor injuries where he remains as of Thursday night.

Charges will likely be filed against the other driver who caused the collision.

The Oklahoma City car accident attorneys of Abel Law Firm have extensive experience helping those who’ve been hurt due to the negligent actions of others. If you or a loved one has been injured in a car crash, 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.

Authorities seek truck driver responsible for Oklahoma City hit-and-run

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Authorities in Oklahoma city are trying to track down the driver that struck a truck sending it over a guard rail on Interstate 44 Tuesday morning.

The crash occurred at around 3:30 a.m. on I-44 near Kelley Avenue, according to News 9. The occupant in the overturned truck was not injured. However, the other driver sped away from the scene.

Police believe the incident is related to a case of road rage.

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 truck 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 involving semi-truck leads to injury, fuel spill

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – At least one person was injured in an accident involving a semi-truck on Interstate 40 yesterday afternoon, according to a report by News on 6.

By 2 p.m., officials were on the scene of the accident that happened on I-40 eastbound, near Reno Avenue, and resulted in the truck spilling fuel over the roadway.

There are no details available at this time as to the identity or condition of the victim or victims, and no word on the circumstances that led to the crash.

We will continue to monitor the situation and will update the story as authorities release more information 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 truck 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: Wrong way driver collides with semi-truck

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A wrong-way crash on I-44 near Classen Boulevard early Friday morning left a female driver in critical condition.

According to KFOR, a 24-year-old female behind the wheel of a Chevy Malibu was driving eastbound in a westbound lane around 2:00 a.m.when she hit a semi-truck head-on. The truck driver tried to avoid the accident and skidded off the roadway and into a guard rail. 

The driver of the Malibu was taken to a local hospital in critical condition. The driver of the truck did not sustain any injuries in the crash.

Authorities are still investigating what may have caused her to travel into oncoming traffic at the time of the incident. This story is ongoing and more details will be provided as they become available.


The Oklahoma City truck accident attorneys of Abel Law Firm have extensive experience helping those who’ve been hurt due to the negligent actions of others. If you or a loved one has been injured in a car crash, 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.

 

Wrong way driver collides with semi truck

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Oklahoma Highway Patrol responded to an early morning call of a collision between a car and semi along Interstate 44 Friday.

According to KOKH, the incident was reported at around 2:30 a.m. Friday morning. Upon authorities arrival at the scene, they noticed a head-on crash between a driver traveling on the wrong side of the road and a large truck in Classen.

The car also struck a fuel tank in the truck which then leaked diesel fuel on the freeway.

The driver of the car was taken to a local hospital in critical condition. There is no word whether or not the truck driver sustained any injuries in the crash.

The Oklahoma City car accident attorneys of Abel Law Firm have extensive experience helping those who’ve been hurt due to the negligent actions of others. If you or a loved one has been injured in a car crash, 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.

 

 

Truck fire closes I-44 on ramp Thursday morning

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A truck accident caught fire on a busy portion of I-44 shutting down multiple lanes early Thursday morning.

According to KFOR, officials responded to an accident on the westbound on-ramp of I-44 near M.L. King Avenue before 5 a.m. The on-ramp, as well as the right lane of I-44 West, were closed during rush hour traffic Thursday morning.

No injuries are being reported as a result of the fire and an investigation as to what may have caused the accident is underway.

The on-ramp and right lane reopened early Thursday afternoon as the wreckage has been cleared.

The Oklahoma City trucking accident attorneys of Abel Law Firm have extensive experience helping those who’ve been hurt due to the negligent actions of others. If you or a loved one has been injured in a car crash, 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.

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