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OKC man dead after being pinned for 2 hours in Okmulgee County crash

HENRYETTA, OK (OKMULGEE COUNTY) – A man from Oklahoma City died after being pinned inside his vehicle for over two hours following a crash in Okmulgee County this morning, according to KTUL.

The accident happened on westbound I-40 near Henryetta when 37-year-old Oklahoma City man Leslye Moyd lost control of his vehicle.

The vehicle went off the left side of the roadway, and Moyd overcorrected the vehicle, which caused it to roll over multiple times before colliding with a tree.

The car came to a stop on the left side of the vehicle, pinning Moyd within the wreckage for about two hours.

Despite fire officials using the jaws of life to extricate him, Moyd died at the scene. His cause of death is listed as severe internal injuries.

No other injuries were reported in the collision, which continues to be investigated 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.

 

At least one person injured in early-morning crash in SW OKC

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – At least one person was reported injured following an accident in southwestern Oklahoma city early this morning, according to the Oklahoma City response and accident tracker.

The collision occurred at 1035 SW 59th St at about 2 a.m.

While there are few details currently available on the collision, authorities have reported that at least one person was hurt as a result.

The identity of the victim and the circumstances of the crash are not currently available.

This is a developing news story, and our team will post further details as they are released.

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.

 

Unidentified driver killed in fiery, early-morning crash in Grady County

ACME, OK (GRADY COUNTY) – One person was killed in a dramatic, fiery car accident west of Rush Springs early this morning, according to KFOR.

The accident happened in Acme, near the intersection of County Rd 2770 and SH-17 just after 5 a.m., when the driver of a 2007 Dodge failed to properly navigate a curve and went off the roadway. The driver then went back onto the roadway and over the center line, into the left lane.

The driver overcorrected, then rolled over multiple times as it went off the right side of the roadway once more.

The vehicle was aflame when a witness discovered the vehicle and the victim, who died at the scene.

The victim has not yet been publicly identified.

Authorities are continuing to investigate the accident at this time.

Man hit and killed by semi-truck after crashing his car in fiery accident near Shawnee

SHAWNEE, OK (POTTAWATOMIE COUNTY) – A 57-year-old man was killed in an accident northeast of Shawnee, in Pottawatomie County Friday morning when he stepped out of his car, which had caught on fire in a separate crash on I-40.

According to KFOR, the accident happened near the Earlsboro exit on westbound I-40 just before 6:30 a.m.

The victim, 57-year-old Robert Scott Cappetta, of Prague, Oklahoma, ran off the side of the road, and his 2005 Ford van collided with a guardrail. The vehicle continued onto the shoulder and then caught on fire.

Cappetta walked out of the blazing car and walked to the interstate when he was hit by a semi-truck. He died at the scene.

The truck driver was not reported as injured.

According to the report, it was dark 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 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.

 

Two men from Seminole in crit. condition after Midway semi-truck accident

MIDWAY, OK – Two people from Seminole were seriously hurt after they were ejected from a semi-truck during a single-vehicle collision yesterday in Lincoln County, according to KFOR.

The accident happened on SH-102, about six miles north of Midway at about 4 p.m. when the back wheels of a 2006 Volvo semi-truck, driven by 44-year-old Shawn Allen Gray, went off the road.

Gray overcorrected the truck, causing the truck to go off the opposite side of the road. He attempted to correct the truck’s path once more, and the vehicle rolled over four times before landing upside-down.

Gray was ejected five feet from the truck and a passenger, 29-year-old Jose De Jesus Santillan Lopez, was ejected about 50 feet.

Both men were taken to the University of Oklahoma Hospital for the treatment of severe injuries, including wounds to the head and internal organs.

No other vehicles were reported as being involved in 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 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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

Texas man drowns in McCurtain County river in SE Oklahoma

EAGLETOWN, OK (MCCURTAIN COUNTY) – A man from Texas died following an inner tube accident in a river in southeastern Oklahoma yesterday, according to a report by The Oklahoman.

The accident happened around 5 p.m. in the Mountain Fork River, near Eagletown, which is located about 10 miles east of Broken Bow and 190 miles southeast of Oklahoma City.

The victim, 58-year-old Pedro Segura, of Irving, Texas, was riding on an inner tube attached to a second inner tube when the accident occurred. Segura got off his tube when the second one detached from the first.

He intended to pull the second inner tube to the bank of the river, but then went under in 10 feet of water and drowned.

Segura was reportedly not wearing a flotation device when the incident happened.

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.

 

Man facing multiple charges following police pursuit in Tulsa

TULSA, OK – A man is in custody following a police pursuit Friday night, according to News on 6.

The incident began when an officer attempted to stop suspect James Valdez after running his license plate and discovering it did not match the vehicle. Instead of stopping for the officer, Valdez sped away, driving the wrong way at one point, and running multiple traffic lights.

Valdez and a female passenger, who was not identified, left the vehicle near the intersection of Memorial and 31st Street before fleeing the scene on foot.

The two were taken into police custody soon after. While in custody, Valdez attempted to escape by slipping free of his handcuffs with the help of his passenger, but was unsuccessful. He was taken in later on multiple charges, including possession of methamphetamine, obstruction of justice, and evading the police.

No injuries were reported during the chase.

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.

 

At least one hurt in Midwest City rollover accident

MIDWEST CITY, OK – At least one person was injured Sunday in a three-vehicle collision in Midwest City, according to News on 6.

The crash happened on Reno Avenue and South Douglas Boulevard, near the John Conrad Golf Course, and was reported by News on 6 at 6:12 p.m.

At least one person, a woman, was trapped as a result of the collision and had to be extricated from the wreckage by emergency crews.

Her identity and condition, and those of other possible victims, were not released.

The accident is 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 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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