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78-year-old pedestrian in critical condition after being struck by car in Tulsa

TULSA, OK – An elderly woman sustained life-threatening injuries after she was struck by a vehicle while she was crossing the street in Tulsa last night, according to FOX 23 News.

The accident occurred in the 8800 block of E 31st Street, in a dimly lit stretch of roadway, when a 78-year-old pedestrian attempted to run across the road.

She was struck by a driver who reportedly did not have time to avoid striking the pedestrian.

The victim was taken to the hospital for the treatment of critical, life-threatening 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 pedestrian 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 arrested on suspicion of DUI after crashing into backyard

TULSA, OK – A female driver was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence after a single-vehicle rollover crash into the backyard of a home last Friday, reports KTUL.

According to Tulsa police, the violent crash occurred overnight around 1 a.m. on Riverside Drive between East 56th Street and South Peoria Avenue.

The woman was reportedly driving at an excessive speed when her vehicle left the roadway and went into an embankment that forced it airborne, slamming through a fence and crashing into someone’s backyard.

When officers responded they found the woman with minor injuries and determined she was likely under the influence. She was then arrested on suspicion of 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 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.

Resident slams truck into apartment complex office in southeast Tulsa

TULSA, OK – News on 6 reported that a resident of the Cascata Apartments at East 81st Street and South Mingo Road in southeast Tulsa slammed his truck into the offices of the complex on Thursday morning.

Officers said the driver struck two stone pillars, a pole, and a light pole while reversing his truck in front of the offices, causing significant damages to the property.

According to police, the driver lives at the apartment complex and subsequently left the scene before parking and entering his apartment. Authorities tracked down the vehicle and then met with the man in his apartment, where he told police that he was responsible for crashing into the building.

The man has not been charged, though police recorded his information.

Fortunately, no one was injured in the accident.

If more details are made public, we will provide an update.

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.

Woman killed, another seriously injured when car collides with tree in Payne Co.

CUSHING, OK (PAYNE COUNTY) – A woman is dead and her passenger is in critical condition after a vehicle collided with a tree near Cushing early this morning.

According to KFOR, the collision occurred in the 3600 block of N Norfolk Road at 4:36 a.m., when 35-year-old Felicia Bradley, operating a 2009 Pontiac G6, went off the right side of the roadway.

Bradley overcorrected the vehicle, causing her to veer off the left side of the road and collide with a ditch. The vehicle was sent into the air before it slammed into a tree.

Bradley was trapped within the wreckage for about two hours, before fire officials managed to recover her body. She died at the scene.

34-year-old Christy Lowe, a passenger, was ejected during the crash. She was airlifted to the hospital in Tulsa with multiple life-threatening injuries, including those to the head and internal organs.

Both victims were not wearing their seatbelts when the collision occurred.

Authorities believe that alcohol may have played a role in the accident, though the investigation continues 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 s 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.

 

Okla. Trooper hurt in snowy New Year’s Day accident in Tulsa

TULSA, OK – An Oklahoma State Trooper was injured after a driver collided with his police cruiser in Tulsa on New Year’s Day, according to KTUL.

The accident occurred on the Will Rogers Turnpike at about 10 a.m., when a driver left their cruise control set on 75 mph while driving on the slick roadway. The driver lost control of the car, then collided with the vehicle of an Oklahoma State Trooper.

The Trooper was taken to the hospital and treated for non-critical injuries. He is expected to make a recovery.

No other injuries were reported in the crash.

Authorities reminded drivers to slow down while traveling during wintry weather 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 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.

 

Motorcyclist wearing headlamp seriously hurt in Tulsa crash on Christmas

TULSA, OK – A motorcyclist using a headlamp as a light was taken to the hospital following an accident in Tulsa on Christmas evening, according to News on 6.

The collision occurred near the intersection of N Pine and Peoria at about 7 p.m., when the driver of a Chevy Tahoe made a turn and collided with the motorcyclist.

The motorcycle was reportedly not equipped with a light, leading to its operator wearing a headlamp for visibility.

The motorcyclist, who has yet to be publicly identified, was brought to the hospital for the treatment of severe wounds.

The driver of the Tahoe was 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 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.

 

30-year-old man killed in Broken Arrow rollover accident on Christmas Eve

BROKEN ARROW, OK – A 30-year-old man was killed after being pinned in during an accident in Broken Arrow on Christmas Eve, according to Tulsa World.

The accident occurred around 8:25 a.m. on the Creek Turnpike, near 145th Avenue E, when 30-year-old Broken Arrow man Scott Schwegler went off the side of the roadway. His vehicle rolled over an unspecified number of times before landing upside-down in a ditch.

Schwegler was trapped within the wreckage of the vehicle for about 20 minutes before being rescued by firefighting teams.

He was taken to the hospital in Tulsa, where he later died of injuries sustained during the crash.

No other injuries were reported 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 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.

 

Fire truck hit, 50 other accidents in Tulsa since Sunday

TULSA, OK – Officials with the Tulsa Fire Department say icy road conditions contributed to a fire truck being hit Sunday night, and that fire crews have responded to roughly 50 accidents since Sunday morning, reports News on 6.

Andy Little with the Tulsa Fire Department said a driver lost control of their vehicle due to the icy conditions and slammed into the fire truck Sunday night. He further stated the firefighters in the crash were fortunate to have not sustained injuries.

Little also noted that in addition to the roughly 50 accidents responded-to by Tulsa Fire Department, there have likely been other crashes that were not reported or responded to.

Officials remind motorists to drive slow and give extra attention to emergency vehicles on icy roads.

We will update this blog if more details become 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.

Broken Arrow man killed in Tulsa collision

TULSA, OK – A 71-year-old man from Broken Arrow was killed yesterday in a crash that happened near downtown Tulsa, according to Tulsa World.

Joaquin Vargas Conty was traveling west on I-244 when his Ford Fusion collided with another passenger vehicle near Peoria Avenue. Conty died as a result of the collision, while the other driver—a woman from Kansas—was unhurt.

Both motorists were wearing seatbelts at the time of the crash.

Investigations are ongoing.

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 injured after driver crashes into Tulsa dining room while victim sitting inside

TULSA, OK – Two people were taken to the hospital in Tulsa after a man drove through a person’s home, and into their dining room on Friday, according to FOX 23 News.

The collision occurred near the intersection of Pine Street and MLK Jr. Boulevard on Friday afternoon, after the driver of a white Chevrolet SUV lost control of his vehicle.

The SUV crashed into the victim’s dining room while they were inside. The victim was then struck by debris sent flying by the collision.

The driver and victim, both of whom have yet to be publicly identified, were taken to the hospital for the treatment of minor injuries. They are expected to make a recovery.

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 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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