Tulsa police vehicles totaled in distracted driving accident

Posted on Friday, April 16th, 2021 at 5:03 pm    

TULSA, OK – A driver was taken into custody after colliding with two Tulsa police vehicles Tuesday morning.

According to KRMG, officers were responding to a prior collision on the Broken Arrow Expressway near 145th Avenue when they noticed a black Subaru coming towards them at a high rate of speed.

Officers attempted to get the driver’s attention but were unsuccessful and jumped over the concrete wall to avoid being hit.

The Subaru then careened into an unmarked police car, a police motorcycle, and a third vehicle. Fortunately, no officers were injured in the crash. However, the driver responsible was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

The driver claims he was scrolling through his phone when the accident occurred. He has been charged with a number of crimes in connection to the crash, including DUI.

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 Tulsa 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.


Driver crashes through carport in north Tulsa

Posted on Thursday, April 15th, 2021 at 7:33 pm    

TULSA, OK – A driver walked away unhurt after colliding with a car-port in north Tulsa early Thursday morning.

According to News on 6, the driver crashed at about 2:15 a.m. into the carport near the intersection of 48th Street and Peoria Avenue.

Police believe the unidentified female driver lost control of her vehicle at a high rate of speed before skidding off the roadway. Fortunately, no one was injured as a result 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 Tulsa 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.


16-year-old driver crashes into Arby’s restaurant in Tulsa

Posted on Wednesday, April 14th, 2021 at 6:53 pm    

TULSA, OK – An Arby’s restaurant in Tulsa was forced to close its doors after a 16-year-old driver crashed into the building on Tuesday evening.

According to KJRH, the incident took place sometime before 6 p.m. at the Arby’s near 41st Street and South Peoria Avenue.

Officers say the unidentified driver had his learner’s permit and accidentally pressed the accelerator instead of the breaks. Fortunately, no one was hurt as a result of the crash.

The dining room of the restaurant has been closed until further notice.

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.


2 hurt after car crashes into Tulsa hair salon

Posted on Monday, March 29th, 2021 at 8:54 pm    

TULSA, OK – Two people sustained injuries as the result of a single-vehicle crash at a Tulsa business Monday morning.

According to News on 6, the accident took place sometime before 11:30 a.m. at the Michael Brother’s hair salon near E 12th Street and South Harvard Ave.

Police have not released details regarding the cause of the crash as of yet. However, at least two people sustained minor injuries as a result.

Fortunately, no one inside the building was 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 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.


Gas line ruptures after vehicle crashes into Tulsa building

Posted on Friday, March 26th, 2021 at 6:21 pm    

TULSA, OK – A woman was hospitalized after crashing into the side of a building in north Tulsa Thursday evening.

According to News on 6, the accident occurred at about 4 p.m. near the intersection of 51st. Street and Peoria Avenue.

It is unclear what caused the woman to crash into the structure. Firefighters used sledgehammers to break through the wall and remove the car to access a ruptured gas line.

The building was evacuated while the repairs were made.

The woman in the vehicle was taken to a nearby hospital as a precaution.

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 Tulsa 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.


Driver crashes through church fence in Tulsa rollover crash

Posted on Thursday, March 18th, 2021 at 12:10 am    

TULSA, OK – Tulsa police were called to the scene of a single-vehicle collision at a local church early Wednesday morning.

According to KTUL, the accident occurred at about 3 a.m. at the First Baptist Church in north Tulsa.

First responders say the unidentified driver lost control of their vehicle for unknown reasons and crashed into the fence before taking out the railing and some steps before coming to rest on its roof. The church itself was not struck by the vehicle.

The driver involved was uninjured. It is unclear if they will face any charges in connection to the incident.

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 Tulsa 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.


Driver crashes through Tulsa dog grooming business

Posted on Monday, March 1st, 2021 at 6:33 pm    

TULSA, OK – Firefighters in Tulsa were called to the scene of a single-vehicle crash early Monday morning.

According to KTUL, the accident occurred when the driver of an unspecified vehicle crashed into the storefront of Cathy’s Critter Cuts on 91st Street at about 8:30 a.m.

Fortunately, no one was injured in the crash. However, the storefront sustained significant structural damage.

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 Tulsa 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 killed, 1 injured after OHP pursuit in Tulsa

Posted on Friday, February 26th, 2021 at 4:42 pm    

TULSA, OK – Troopers with the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported two fatalities and one injury following a pursuit, crash in Tulsa Thursday evening.

According to News on 6, the accident took place sometime before 6:20 p.m. along 21st Street near Garnett Road.

Troopers attempted to stop the driver of a stolen vehicle when he sped away, leading them on a high-speed chase for about 15 minutes. The unidentified suspect collided with another vehicle during the chase.

Both occupants in the second vehicle were killed as a result. A third person as transported to the hospital with unknown injuries.

The identities of those involved are being withheld pending further investigation.

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 Tulsa 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.


Tulsa car accident blocks lanes near Broken Arrow Expwy.

Posted on Thursday, February 25th, 2021 at 7:43 pm    

TULSA, OK – Troopers with the Oklahoma Highway Patrol responded to a collision along US-169 early Thursday afternoon.

According to Total Traffic Tulsa, the accident was reported at about 1:15 p.m. near the Broken Arrow Expressway interchange.

It is unclear if any injuries were sustained as a result of the crash at this time. However, motorists have been advised to proceed with caution while emergency crews work 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 Tulsa 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.


Tulsa car accident blocks E. 41st St. at Memorial Dr.

Posted on Wednesday, February 24th, 2021 at 7:05 pm    

TULSA, OK – Police in Tulsa responded to a collision east of downtown early Tuesday afternoon.

According to Total Traffic Tulsa, the accident took place at about 12:45 p.m. along East 41st Street near the intersection with South Memorial Drive.

It is unclear what may have led up to the crash or how many vehicles were involved at this time. However, no injuries have been reported as a result.

Drivers have been advised to avoid the area as delays are likely throughout the afternoon.

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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