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5 people from Arkansas killed in head-on crash in Leflore County

CAMERON, OK (LEFLORE COUNTY) – Five people from Arkansas were killed in a collision in eastern Oklahoma on Friday morning, according to Fox 24 News.

The crash happened south of Cameron on State Highway 112 at about 11 a.m., when the 76-year-old driver of a Jeep Cherokee went over the median and into the lanes of oncoming traffic. His vehicle crashed head-on into another car.

Inside that car were 42-year-old Aaron Gamble and his 15-year-old son, both of Arkansas. They both died at the scene.

The driver of the Jeep, 76-year-old Charles Drushal, and two passengers, 53-year-old Jill Drushal and a 15-year-old girl, all three of Fort Smith, Ark., were also pronounced dead at the scene.

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.

 

2 women and 2 children killed, 3 children injured in Ottawa County crash

QUAPAW, OK (OTTAWA COUNTY) – A collision on Highway 69 in northeastern Oklahoma led to the death of two women and two children and the injury of three other juveniles on Friday night, according to KFOR.

The crash happened north of Quapaw on Hwy 69, near South 630 Road, at 8:39 p.m., when a 2016 Nissan Rogue and a 2006 Pontiac Grand Prix collided.

The driver of the Pontiac, 30-year-old Charlsee Eberly, of Miami, Okla., and the driver of the Nissan, 28-year-old Quapaw resident Kaitlyn Kibel, died at the scene. A passenger in the Nissan, a 10-year-old boy from Quapaw, was also pronounced dead at the site of the crash.

A 7-year-old girl from Miami, also a passenger in the Nissan, was taken to the hospital, where she later succumbed to her injuries.

Three other children, all of whom were passengers in the Nissan, were taken to the hospital in Joplin, Missouri, with multiple, extensive injuries. They include an 8-year-old boy and 3-year-old boy from Miami and a 7-year-old boy from Quapaw.

The weather was rainy when the crash occurred, though the cause 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 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.

 

17-year-old girl falls through ice and drowns while trying to save dog

DEWAR, OK (OKMULGEE COUNTY) – A 17-year-old girl drowned Thursday evening after falling through an iced-over pond in Okmulgee County while attempting to help her dog to safety, according to OKC FOX 25 and  KFOR.

The accident occurred in Dewar, at a pond near 6th Street, just after 5:20 p.m., when the 17-year-old victim walked onto the ice in order to retrieve her stranded dog.

The victim fell beneath the 2-inch-thick ice, where she drowned.

The dog was later rescued by emergency staff.

Classes at Dewar Public School were canceled Friday following the victim’s tragic death.

Authorities are advising people not to walk onto any frozen bodies of water, as the ice may not be as sturdy as it appears.

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 City 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.

 

78-year-old pedestrian in critical condition after being struck by car in Tulsa

TULSA, OK – An elderly woman sustained life-threatening injuries after she was struck by a vehicle while she was crossing the street in Tulsa last night, according to FOX 23 News.

The accident occurred in the 8800 block of E 31st Street, in a dimly lit stretch of roadway, when a 78-year-old pedestrian attempted to run across the road.

She was struck by a driver who reportedly did not have time to avoid striking the pedestrian.

The victim was taken to the hospital for the treatment of critical, life-threatening injuries.

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 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.

 

Driver killed in wrong way crash on U.S. 169 & S. 4050 Rd near Collinsville

COLLINSVILLE, OK – A wrong way driver was killed in a head-on crash on U.S. Highway 169 at the South 4050 Road intersection north of Collinsville on Sunday morning.

According to Tulsa World, the accident occurred at 2:13 a.m., when a driver traveling the wrong way in the northbound lanes of U.S. 169 slammed into a northbound vehicle at a high speed and then caught fire.

The wrong way driver was declared deceased at the scene. The two motorists from Morristown, TN, in the other vehicle were not hurt.

Authorities have not yet identified the driver who was killed.

If more information is released, this blog will be updated.

 

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.

84-year-old man dies in crash on 126th Street North in Collinsville

COLLINSVILLE, OKLAHOMA – Authorities say an elderly man is dead following a single-vehicle crash on 126th Street North in Collinsville on Friday afternoon.

According to Tulsa World, the accident occurred around 2:30 p.m.

The preliminary crash report states that 84-year-old Walter Kerr of Owasso was heading east on 126th Street North after turning from North Memorial Drive when his vehicle crossed the center lane and crashed into a traffic sign.

Collinsville emergency services transported Kerr to a nearby hospital. He was declared deceased on arrival.

At this time, officials are still investigating the circumstances of the crash. We will update this blog if more information is made 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.

Man taken to hospital after being trapped in Yukon car accident

YUKON, OK – A man was injured during a pin-in collision in Yukon earlier this afternoon, according to KFOR.

The collision occurred near the intersection of N Holly Avenue and NW 10th Street at about 3:30 p.m., when two vehicles collided.

One man was pinned within the wreckage as a result of the crash. After being rescued by emergency officials, he was taken to the hospital in unknown condition.

His identity was not immediately revealed.

No other people were reported as injured in the accident.

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 severely injured after being hit by falling tree limb in OKC

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A man sustained life-threatening injuries after being struck by a tree branch in Oklahoma City this afternoon, according to News 9.

The accident happened at a home located near N MacArthur Boulevard and NW 122nd Street, when a tree branch fell on top of a 53-year-old man.

The victim, who has yet to be publicly identified, was taken to the hospital in critical condition.

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 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.

 

Woman killed, teenager and 2 others injured in Carter County accident

WILSON, OK (CARTER COUNTY) – A woman was killed and three people, including a teenager, were injured in a two-vehicle collision in Carter County last night, according to KOKH.

The collision occurred near the intersection of Highway 70 and State Highway 76, when a 16-year-old driver made a left turn onto SH-76.

She was then struck by another driver that was headed westbound on Hwy 70.

36-year-old victim Dyrenda Ankney, a passenger in the teenage driver’s vehicle, died at the scene.

The 16-year-old driver was taken to the hospital for the treatment of non-critical injuries.

Two occupants of the second vehicle sustained minor wounds in the collision. Their identities were not made 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.

 

Woman killed, another seriously injured when car collides with tree in Payne Co.

CUSHING, OK (PAYNE COUNTY) – A woman is dead and her passenger is in critical condition after a vehicle collided with a tree near Cushing early this morning.

According to KFOR, the collision occurred in the 3600 block of N Norfolk Road at 4:36 a.m., when 35-year-old Felicia Bradley, operating a 2009 Pontiac G6, went off the right side of the roadway.

Bradley overcorrected the vehicle, causing her to veer off the left side of the road and collide with a ditch. The vehicle was sent into the air before it slammed into a tree.

Bradley was trapped within the wreckage for about two hours, before fire officials managed to recover her body. She died at the scene.

34-year-old Christy Lowe, a passenger, was ejected during the crash. She was airlifted to the hospital in Tulsa with multiple life-threatening injuries, including those to the head and internal organs.

Both victims were not wearing their seatbelts when the collision occurred.

Authorities believe that alcohol may have played a role in the accident, though the investigation continues 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 s 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.

 

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