Snowplow catches fire following collision on Hwy 169

Posted on Wednesday, February 10th, 2021 at 6:42 pm    

TULSA, OK – A snowplow driver escaped serious injury after his vehicle caught fire along Highway 169 following a Wednesday morning crash.

According to Fox 23, the driver slid on the roadway and crashed into a light pole near 71 Street.

The truck subsequently caught fire along the roadway. The driver was able to get out without sustaining any notable injuries.

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 trucking 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.


Tulsa man killed in Mayes County semi collision

Posted on Wednesday, January 27th, 2021 at 6:14 pm    

MAYES COUNTY, OK – A man was killed and a woman hospitalized following a semi vs. auto collision near Adair Tuesday evening.

According to KOAM, the accident occurred at about 6:38 p.m. along US-69 near West 435 Road.

Police say 57-year-old Mickey Hamilton of Tulsa ran through a stop sign and was struck by a semi-truck in the intersection. Hamilton and his passenger, 74-year-old Carolyn Hamilton were both pinned inside their vehicle for an unknown amount of time.

Both occupants were extracted by firefighters with the Adair Fire Department and rushed to St. John Medical Center where Mickey Hamilton was pronounced dead. His passenger was also hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries.

The driver of the semi was unhurt.

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.


Multi-vehicle crash involving semi-trucks closes Interstate 40

Posted on Thursday, July 16th, 2020 at 8:13 pm    

HARRAH,  OK – A trucking accident southwest of Oklahoma City sends one person to the hospital and forced officials to shut down a busy interstate early Thursday morning.

According to News 9, the crash happened when a pickup truck drove between two semi-trucks causing them to each collide with the pick up on either side.

The driver inside the pickup was taken to the hospital, their condition is still unknown at this time.

A third vehicle involved was forced off of the highway and into a median along the road, they were not severely injured in the crash.

Oklahoma Highway Patrol was forced to shut down the freeway for four hours, it was reopened again around 7:45 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 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.

Ed Abel Named Oklahoma City Personal Injury Litigator of the Year

Ed Abel was awarded the Litigator of the Year award as recognition of his tremendous success in the courtroom defending the lives of Oklahomans, and his unique service as a true son of the State of Oklahoma. He has won some of the largest verdicts in Oklahoma's history, and he and his team have successfully argued against harmful tort reform laws in the state Supreme Court. His impact is so widespread across the state that Governor Mary Fallin declared May 1st as "Ed Abel Day."

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