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24-year-old Kansas man killed after collision with truck near Blackwell

BRAMAN, OK (KAY COUNTY) – A 24-year-old man from Kansas was killed after he collided with a semi-truck in Kay County during a snowstorm this afternoon, according to KFOR.

The accident happened two miles south of Braman on northbound I-35 at about 3 p.m., when 24-year-old Chevin Webb, of Manhattan, Kansas, struck a slick patch of roadway and lost control of a 2013 Honda Accord.

He crashed into the bridge railing, and then spun out until the vehicle came to rest in the middle of the roadway.

The Honda was struck by the driver of a 2019 Freightliner 18-wheeler truck who was unable to stop in time.

Webb died at the scene.

The truck driver, who was not immediately identified, was not reported as hurt.

Slick, icy weather may have played a role in the crash. The official cause of the accident was listed as Webb’s reportedly driving too fast for conditions.

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.

 

Update: Man killed in Wetumka tractor vs. truck rollover accident

WETUMKA, OK (HUGHES COUNTY) – A man was killed after his tractor was rear-ended by a box truck in an accident in Hughes County on New Year’s Eve, according to KFOR.

The collision occurred about 5.5 miles west of Wetumka, on OK-9, between State Highway 27 and State Highway 48, at about 8:15 a.m.

A 72-year-old man from Norman, operating a 2020 International box truck, collided with the rear of a John Deere 6430 tractor, operated by 64-year-old Wetumka man Dallas Pryor.

The tractor was forced off the side of the road and rolled over before coming to a stop.

Pryor died at the scene.

The truck driver was not reported as injured.

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 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.

 

Truck driver’s inattention reportedly causes fatal multi-vehicle accident in Purcell

PURCELL, OK (MCCLAIN COUNTY) – A 35-year-old driver was killed in McClain County yesterday after being involved in a multi-vehicle collision believed to be caused by the inattention of a truck driver.

According to KFOR, the accident occurred in Purcell, at mile marker 93 of I-35 S, at about 11 a.m.

35-year-old Nichols Hills man Joshua Leffler was operating a 2017 Ford F150 Raptor pickup truck in heavy traffic caused by construction. His vehicle was struck by the driver of a 2011 International semi-truck, who reportedly did not slow down for the congested traffic.

The truck also collided with a 2018 Chevy Tahoe, a separate 2011 International truck, and a 2015 Freightliner semi.

Leffler was ejected from his vehicle during the crash and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The first truck driver was taken to the hospital for the treatment of undisclosed injuries.

The other drivers were not reported as hurt.

 

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.

 

Truck spills load of spoiled hot dogs on I-40 after Midwest City multi-vehicle crash

MIDWEST CITY, OK – A multi-truck accident in Midwest City yesterday afternoon caused a load of hot dogs to be spilled across the highway, causing traffic delays, according to News 9.

The crash occurred on westbound I-40 near the exit for Hudiburg Dr when three semi-trucks and a passenger vehicle collided sometime before 4 p.m.

One of the trucks spilled its cargo, a load of spoiled hot dogs, over the roadway.

Traffic was backed up to Douglas as a result of the crash, and also due to a second collision involving a truck and a car that occurred nearby as police were investigating the original accident.

No injuries have yet been reported as a result of the crashes.

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.

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.

 

Texas man killed after being rear-ended by semi-truck in McClain Co.

PURCELL, OK (MCCLAIN COUNTY) – A man from Texas is dead after he was rear-ended by the driver of a semi-truck in an accident in McClain County Friday afternoon, according to KFOR.

The crash happened on southbound I-35 at about 4:30 p.m. when 56-year-old Antonio D. Retana, of Forney, Texas, swerved to avoid colliding with a construction site.

The driver of a 2013 Volvo semi-truck then hit the back of Retana’s car, a 2016 Jeep Wrangler.

Retana was pinned in the wreckage of the Jeep before being rescued by emergency crews and taken to the University of Oklahoma Medical Center for the treatment of critical injuries. He later died there of his injuries.

The identity of the truck driver, who was not reported as injured, was not revealed.

According to the report, distracted driving was the cause 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 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.

 

22-year-old killed in accident with trailer in McIntosh County

HENRYETTA, OK (MCINTOSH COUNTY) – A young man was killed after colliding with the back of a semi-truck’s trailer in McIntosh County Thursday night, according to KFOR.

The victim is 22-year-old Mason Brillo, of Henryetta, who was driving a Hyundai Elantra northbound on the Indian Nation Turnpike at about 10:30 p.m. when the accident happened.

The Hyundai ran into the back of a flatbed trailer being hauled by a Ford F250, which in turn was being pulled by a semi-truck.

Brillo was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.

The truck driver was not hurt 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 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.

One dead, others injured in multi-vehicle collision

PITTSBURG COUNTY, OK – Investigators with the Oklahoma Highway Patrol are looking into the cause of a crash that killed one and injured four Sunday.

According to News on 6, the crash occurred around 1:00 p.m. when two pickup trucks, a Chevrolet and a Dodge, crashed into each other along US Highway 270 near McAlester.

Loyd Sales, 70, was pronounced dead inside his Chevrolet when officials arrived at the scene. A passenger was transported to St. Francis Hospital and is in stable condition.

The occupants of the Dodge truck were all taken to McAlester Regional Health Center with minor injuries and have since been released.

No information regarding the cause of the crash has been released as of yet.

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.

Accident involving semi-truck leads to injury, fuel spill

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – At least one person was injured in an accident involving a semi-truck on Interstate 40 yesterday afternoon, according to a report by News on 6.

By 2 p.m., officials were on the scene of the accident that happened on I-40 eastbound, near Reno Avenue, and resulted in the truck spilling fuel over the roadway.

There are no details available at this time as to the identity or condition of the victim or victims, and no word on the circumstances that led to the crash.

We will continue to monitor the situation and will update the story as authorities release more information 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 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.

Man, 31, dead in Harmon County truck accident

HOLLIS, OK (HARMON COUNTY) – A truck driver is dead following an accident yesterday morning in Harmon County, near the Texas border, reports KFOR.  

The accident happened just after 7:30 a.m. on U.S. Highway 62, approximately three miles west of Hollis, according to the report.  

The victim is Jerry Estrada, 31, of Amarillo, Texas, who was driving a 2010 Freightliner truck when the accident occurred. He was not wearing his seatbelt at the time of the crash. 

He was taken to the Harmon County Memorial Hospital and there was pronounced dead.  

No other victims or vehicles were involved 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 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.

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