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Police officer injured in multi-vehicle crash in Midwest City

MIDWEST CITY, OK – A police officer was injured today in an accident in Midwest City, according to a report by News on 6.

The accident happened this afternoon at Northeast 13th Street and North Douglas Boulevard, and according to video reports, involved multiple cars.

There is no word if any other people were injured in the crash.

Authorities continue to investigate the accident at this time.

Our team will continue to monitor this developing story. As more details come to light, we will update our blog with new information.

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.

One man dead, another injured in N Oklahoma accident

BLACKWELL, OK (KAY COUNTY) – A man is dead, and another man is injured following an accident Thursday near Blackwell, in northern Oklahoma.

According to KFOR, the accident happened around 12:35 p.m. on U.S. Highway 177, located about a mile north from the town.

The victim is 71-year-old Billy Dean Burrow, of Hunnewell, Kansas, who was driving a 1990 Ford pickup truck when the accident happened. Burrow traveled off the left side of the roadway and then collided with a concrete culvert.

His body was pinned within the wreckage for over an hour before his body was recovered by emergency crews.

A passenger in the vehicle, an unidentified, 53-year-old man from Hunnewell, was also harmed during the accident. He was airlifted to a hospital in Kansas and was later released after treatment. The passenger was wearing a seatbelt when the accident happened, while Burrow was not.

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.

One dead, one in critical condition after Chickasha crash

CHICKASHA, OK (GRADY COUNTY) – One man died and another was critically injured Friday night in a speeding-related crash in Grady County, according to KFOR.

The accident happened at 8:49 p.m. at the ramp for Exit 83 on the H.E. Bailey Turnpike (Interstate 44). A Dodge Ram 1500 containing victims 43-year-old Reford E. Alcorn and 25-year-old Billy M. Johnson, both of Chickasha, was traveling over the speed limit when the driver lost control of the vehicle. The Dodge then rolled over multiple times and ejected both passengers from the pickup truck.

Alcorn died at the scene, and Johnson was transported to an Oklahoma City hospital for the treatment of critical injuries, including those to the head, torso, arm, leg, and internal organs. Neither of the men was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the accident.

It is unclear at this point which of the two men was the driver of the pickup truck.

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.

U-Haul leads police in high-speed chase, three people arrested

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Three suspects were arrested following a high-speed chase involving a U-Haul van, according to a report by KFOR.

The chase began in the area of Southwest 77th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue and ended with the apprehension of the suspects at Southwest 47th Street and South Youngs Boulevard.

The accused drove a U-Haul van from speeds of 45 miles per hour to a maximum of about 70 miles per hour while leading police on the chase through the city.

At one point during the pursuit, one of the suspects tossed a gun out of the vehicle as it stopped in a residential neighborhood. The driver leaped out of the van to flee while the vehicle was still in motion but was nevertheless apprehended by law enforcement. Two other suspects were also taken into police custody.

One of the accused involved in the chase is believed to be involved with an alleged robbery.

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.

One dead, one injured in head-on collision in Seminole County

BOWLEGS, OK (SEMINOLE COUNTY) – A woman from Maud was killed and a man from Texas was injured in a head-on collision Thursday in Seminole County, according to a report by KFOR.

The accident happened on Oklahoma Highway 59, two miles east of Bowlegs, just after 5:15 p.m.

The victim is 44-year-old Mitzi Pearce, who was driving a 2005 Ford F250 westbound on the highway when she traveled over the center line and into the lane of oncoming traffic. She collided head-on with a 2012 Peterbilt semi-truck driven by a 40-year-old man from Arlington, Texas.

Pearce died at the scene of the accident.

The truck driver was airlifted to the University of Oklahoma hospital in Oklahoma City for the treatment of several 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 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.

Teen killed, another teen injured in Luther rollover accident

LUTHER, OK – One teenager died and another was hurt in a rollover accident this morning involving excessive speed.

According to a story by News on 6, the accident happened around 8 a.m. on Covell Road, near North Indian Meridian, when the driver—a 17-year-old boy—lost control of his speeding vehicle.

The car rolled multiple times, ejecting the boy. His passenger, a 17-year-old girl, was not thrown from the vehicle.

The unidentified boy was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.

The girl, also unidentified, was taken to the hospital for the treatment of injuries to the arm. She was later released.

Both of the teenagers are students at Luther Public Schools.

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.

Construction worker injured in accident in SW OKC

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A construction worker was injured in an industrial accident yesterday afternoon in southwest Oklahoma City, according to a report published by KFOR.

The accident happened in the 4900 block of South County Line Road at about 3 p.m. when an excavator reportedly flipped over.

Emergency responders discovered the unnamed male operator of the excavator trapped between the machine and a concrete vault. They managed to extricate the conscious victim from the wreckage and then taken to an ambulance.

The victim has suffered leg injuries and was able to speak with emergency crews at the time of the accident, but his current condition is not currently known.

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 construction 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, contact us today for a free consultation.

Person drives vehicle into Lake Overholser

Photo Credit: News on 6

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A person drove their vehicle into Lake Overholser on Wednesday for reasons that are unknown at this time, according to a story by News on 6.

The accident happened on East Overholser Drive and Northwest 36th Street that night. Witnesses alerted law enforcement of the incident after overhearing a loud noise.

It is not known at this time what caused the driver of the vehicle to crash into the lake.

The driver is reportedly not seriously injured.

This incident remains under investigation at this time. Our team will continue to monitor the situation, and we will update information on our blog as it is made available 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 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.

Edmond man drowns in Ft Cobb Lake after jumping in after 8-year-old boy

CADDO COUNTY, OK – An Edmond man drowned after attempting to save a child in distress at Fort Cobb Lake on Wednesday, according to a report by KOCO.

The victim is 42-year-old Casey Satterlee, who jumped off a boat and into the lake to rescue an 8-year-old boy who had fallen from a floatie and into the water.

The boat drifted away from the boy and from Satterlee due to wind conditions, prompting another child on the boat, aged 12, to call 911.

Satterlee was discovered in the water near Bird Island and was taken to the hospital, where he was declared dead.

The 8-year-old boy was able to swim to safety and was not 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 personal 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.

Mannford man, 55, dead in Tulsa motorcycle accident

TULSA, OK – A motorcyclist is dead following an accident in Tulsa on State Highway 97, according to a report by News on 6.

The accident happened today at the intersection of OK-97 and West 55th Street when an SUV failed to stop at a stop sign. The driver of the SUV pulled out in front of a motorcycle and struck and killed its driver. 

The victim is Mannford man John F. George, 55, who was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.

The occupants of SUV, a driver and two passengers, were not hurt.

The accident 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 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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