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Kansas man dead after crashing into back of semi-truck in Noble County

PERRY, OK (NOBLE COUNTY) – A 23-year-old man from Kansas died after crashing into the back of a semi-truck in a collision that may have involved sleepy driving in Noble County yesterday, according to KFOR.

The crash happened on I-35 South, about nine miles from the town of Perry, yesterday morning, when 23-year-old Suresh Shrestha, of Junction City, Kansas, lost control of a 2020 Toyota Corolla and traveled off the right side of the highway.

Shrestha, whom officials described as “sleepy” at the time of the crash, collided with the back of a 2016 Freightliner semi-truck that had been parked on the shoulder.

The impact pinned him inside his vehicle for nearly a half-hour before he was rescued and rushed to the hospital in Enid.

Shrestha died at the hospital of wounds sustained during the crash, including those to the head and internal organs.

No other injuries were reported.

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.

 

 

Breaking: At least one person reported injured in Pennsylvania Ave accident

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – At least one person was injured during an accident in the Shepherd Historic District area this afternoon, according to the Oklahoma City accident tracker.

The accident happened at the intersection of NW 28th St and N Pennsylvania Ave and was reported at 3:52 p.m.

While few details have been released regarding the accident, at least one person was reported as injured.

This is a developing news story, and our team will update blog posts as 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.

 

Two in critical condition after early-morning Tulsa County crash

SPERRY, OK (TULSA COUNTY) – Two people sustained life-threatening injuries in a car accident near Sperry early yesterday morning, according to a report by News on 6.

The accident happened about 3.5 miles east of Sperry, located about ten miles north of Tulsa, on I-75 and N 106th early Saturday when two vehicles collided.

Both drivers sustained critical wounds in the accident and were taken to the hospital for treatment. Their identities have not yet been released to the public.

No other injuries were reported in the collision.

Authorities closed both southbound lanes of I-75 for multiple hours for the investigation of the accident. The crash was cleared from the roadways around 8 a.m.

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.

 

Truck driver, 31, ejected and killed in accident in Grady County

BRIDGE CREEK, OK (GRADY COUNTY) – A truck driver was killed in a single-vehicle accident early yesterday morning near Bridge Creek, which is located about 20 miles southwest of Oklahoma City and about 14 miles west of Norman.

According to The Express-Star, the crash happened near mile marker 101 of the H.E. Bailey Turnpike, also known as Highway 4, at about 2 a.m. when 31-year-old driver Chevalier Mills, of Moore, went off the side of the roadway.

The semi-truck driver collided with multiple trees and a fence and was then ejected out of the truck, through the windshield.

Mills died at the scene.

No other injuries were reported in the crash, 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 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.

 

Two people dead, another injured in Henryetta UTV vs pickup crash

HENRYETTA, OK – Two men were killed and another person was injured when a UTV crashed into another vehicle in an accident in the Henryetta area on Friday, according to News 9.

The accident happened early Friday morning when the victims, Brice McGirt, 25, and Nicholas King, 33, struck a pickup truck with their UTV.

The occupants of the UTV died as a result of the accident.

The pickup truck’s driver, who was not publicly identified, was taken to the hospital with undisclosed injuries.

Authorities continue to investigate the collision 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.

 

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.

 

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