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Texas man and Hollis man dead in Beckham County car accident

ERICK, OK (BECKHAM COUNTY) – Two men are dead as a result of a single-vehicle crash in Beckham County Thursday, according to News 9.

The accident happened west of Erick at the intersection of OK-30 and I-40 Business Loop on Thursday morning when Jimmy Brandon, 58, of Shamrock, Texas, failed to obey a stop sign.

Brandon then collided with a sign, and then the vehicle struck a tree head-on.

A passenger, Hollis man Ricky Thompkins, 56, and Brandon were declared dead at the scene. They both sustained severe head injuries in the crash.

According to the report, neither of the men was wearing a seatbelt at the time of 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 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 dead, man critically injured in Bethany house fire

BETHANY, OK – A house fire thought to be connected to domestic violence was responsible for the death of one person and the injury of another in Bethany yesterday, according to News on 6.

The incident began yesterday afternoon near the intersection of N Penial Avenue and 26th Street at about 6 p.m.

Two people were rescued from the house fire, which was contained to a single room in the home.

One of those people, a woman, died of her injuries. The other, a man, was severely injured. Their identities have not been released at this time.

Police did not reveal details about the supposed domestic violence aspect of the blaze.

Authorities expect to know more on Monday after obtaining a search warrant.

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.

 

Three in critical condition after SW OKC hazmat incident

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Three people were seriously injured in a hazmat incident in southwest Oklahoma City on Thursday, according to News on 6.

The incident occurred in the 1500 block of SW 82nd Street Thursday night, with hazmat teams called to the scene.

The victims were in serious condition with possible drug overdoses, according to the report.

Few details were released, though hazmat teams confirmed that there was not a gas leak.

The identities of the victims were not 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 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.

 

Norman man dead after motorcycle falls from OKC bridge

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A man from Norman is dead after his motorcycle went over a bridge in Oklahoma City on Sunday, according to News on 6.

The accident happened in the morning at the intersection of Kilpatrick Turnpike and Southwest 15th Street when Norman man Billy Vanderwater, 24, lost control of his motorcycle while going over the turnpike.

The vehicle began to fishtail, and Vanderwater then went over the side of the bridge.

He died at the scene.

Officials do not believe intoxication was a factor in the collision, which 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 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.

 

Woman and baby critically injured in home explosion in Rogers County

INOLA, OK (ROGERS COUNTY) – A woman and her infant son were critically injured Saturday in a home explosion in Rogers County, east of Tulsa, according to News 9.

The explosion happened Saturday afternoon in Inola, located about 14 miles east of Tulsa, and may have been caused by a gas leak.

Two victims, an 8-month-old boy and his 28-year-old mother were airlifted to the hospital with critical injuries, including severe burns. Their identities are not immediately available.

The blast sent shockwaves through neighboring homes in the area, which, according to one witness, felt as though a car had collided with his house.

Authorities continue to investigate the explosion.

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 burn 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.

 

Truck driver injured after colliding with two homes and another vehicle

Photo Credit: Oklahoma Highway Patrol

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A truck driver was injured Saturday after crashing a semi-truck into two homes and a vehicle on Catamaran Drive in northwest Oklahoma City, according to KOCO News.

The accident happened in the 3700 block of Catamaran Drive at about 4:20 p.m. when a semi-truck pulled off the Kilpatrick Turnpike.

The truck collided with a single-family home, a duplex, and another vehicle before coming to a stop. Nobody was inside the homes or the car when the crash happened.

The driver was taken to the hospital with unspecified 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 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.

Injuries reported in crash near the Oklahoma River

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Officials in South Oklahoma City have reported injuries resulting from a collision near Oklahoma River late Tuesday afternoon.

The collision occurred along South Meridian Avenue near the intersection with Southwest 15th Street around 2:45 p.m., according to the Oklahoma City response and accident tracker. 

Details regarding how the crash transpired or the extent of injuries sustained as a result have not yet been released. Officials are urging motorists to find an alternate route around this intersection as delays are likely throughout early Tuesday evening.

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.

Crash closes lanes on I-235 in downtown OKC

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Officials with the Oklahoma Highway Patrol were forced to shut down a lane along Interstate 235 following a collision late Tuesday evening.

According to the official Twitter page of the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, the crash occurred within the southbound lanes on I-235 near Northwest 10th Street around 3:30 p.m.

Officials have not reported any injuries as a result of the collision. However, this situation is still developing. The southbound lane at 10th St. has since been reopened

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 killed in collision along I-35 in Oklahoma City

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A woman from Midwest City was killed as a result of a collision along Interstate 35 northbound near Oklahoma City early Monday morning.

According to Fox 25, 28-year-old Mary Mainus was traveling northbound on I-35 north of Interstate 40 when her vehicle left the roadway and struck a barrier at about 4:00 a.m.

Upon paramedics’ arrival, Mainus was found ejected from the vehicle and pronounced dead on the scene. Another passenger in the vehicle was transported to Oklahoma University Medical Center to be treated for non-life-threatening injuries. Neither occupant was wearing a seatbelt when the accident took place.

Details regarding what caused Mainus to lose control of her vehicle have not yet been 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.

Possible serious injury in rollover accident near I-35 and I-40 interchange

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A life support unit was requested for a rollover accident yesterday near an interchange in Oklahoma City.

According to News 9, the accident happened north of the Interstate 35 and Interstate 40 interchange and was reported before 10:43 p.m.

It is unclear at this time how many victims and vehicles were involved in the crash, but an advanced life support unit was requested to the scene.

The accident caused authorities to shut down westbound traffic on I-40 as they investigated 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.

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