2 dead after car crashes into Washita River in Caddo County

Posted on Monday, August 15th, 2022 at 10:48 pm    

CADDO COUNTY, OK — Two people died Sunday morning after a vehicle crashed off a roadway and landed in the Washita River in Caddo County, reports KOCO.

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol said the single-vehicle accident killed both the driver and a passenger.

An initial investigation indicates a vehicle traveled off the roadway and collided with a guardrail. It then left the embankment, struck the riverbed, and came to rest in the river.

As of this writing, officials have not disclosed the exact time and location of the fatal wreck.

The circumstances behind the crash remain 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 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.


Semi driver killed in train crash after failing to yield near Amber

Posted on Tuesday, July 12th, 2022 at 7:16 pm    

GRADY COUNTY, OK — One person died Monday afternoon after a semi-truck collided with a train near southwest Amber, according to KOCO.

The fatal crash happened on a span of County Road 1300 west of County Street 2840.

Details are limited at this time, but authorities said the driver of the semi failed to stop and yield at a railroad crossing, leading to the collision.

The impact of the wreck left the victim trapped in the wreckage for hours before they were later pronounced deceased at the scene.

Officials confirmed no one on the train was injured.

No further information has been provided as of this writing.

 

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.

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