UPDATE: Victim identified in fatal east Tulsa crash

Posted on Friday, April 23rd, 2021 at 2:34 pm    

TULSA, OK – Troopers have identified the man killed in a fatal collision in East Tulsa Thursday morning.

According to KTUL, 45-year-old Mark R. Owens, of Tulsa, was killed after crashing at about 3:45 a.m. along I-244 near I-44.

Troopers say Owens’ vehicle veered off the roadway for unknown reasons and struck a sign before colliding with a bridge support. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

No other injuries were reported 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.


Driver flees after causing major 3-vehilce crash on US-169

Posted on Wednesday, April 21st, 2021 at 5:32 pm    

TULSA, OK – Three people were transported to the hospital following a major multi-vehicle crash on US-169 Wednesday morning.

According to News 9, the accident occurred as a gold vehicle attempted to merge onto the freeway near the 31st Street exit.

The gold vehicle hit a white SUV, causing it to veer off of the roadway and into the center median before overturning. A third vehicle, a black pickup truck, swerved to avoid the wreckage and collided with a guardrail.

The driver in the at-fault vehicle assisted all others involved in exiting their vehicles before fleeing the scene.

Three occupants in the pickup truck were hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries. It is unclear if any other injuries were sustained 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.


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.


Tulsa police officer hospitalized after multi-vehicle crash on Broken Arrow Expressway

Posted on Thursday, April 1st, 2021 at 7:13 pm    

TULSA, OK – A police officer was taken to the hospital following a two-vehicle crash on the Broken Arrow Expressway Thursday morning.

According to KTUL, the accident took place as the officer was merging onto the freeway near Highway 169.

Dashcam video shows the officer’s cruiser entering the freeway and colliding with a truck that was pulling a trailer.

The officer was taken to a nearby hospital in unknown condition. The driver in the truck was shaken up but uninjured.

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.


Victim identified in fatal high-speed Tulsa crash

Posted on Friday, March 19th, 2021 at 8:25 pm    

TULSA, OK – Police in Tulsa have released the identity of the man who died as the result of a single-vehicle collision overnight Thursday.

According to KTUL, the incident occurred along Highway 169 between 31st Street and 41st Street.

Witnesses say a silver vehicle had been weaving in and out of traffic at a high rate of speed before it veered off the roadway and collided with a tree. Its driver was pronounced dead at the scene. He has been identified as Aaron Blackwell.

No one else was involved in the fatal 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.


1 dead, 2 injured following head-on collision near Eufaula

Posted on Friday, March 5th, 2021 at 7:13 pm    

EUFAULA, OK – One man died and two others were rushed to Tulsa hospitals after a head-on collision along with Oklahoma 9 on Thursday.

According to Tulsa World, 20-year-old Jacob Borba was traveling east on the freeway when an oncoming vehicle crossed into his lane and struck Borba’s vehicle head-on.

Borba died at the scene of the crash. His 20-year-old male passenger was airlifted to a hospital in critical condition.

The driver responsible for the crash, a 41-year-old man from Eufaula was also flown to the hospital. It is still unclear what caused him to drift into the oncoming lane 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 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. 


Police pursuit ends after driver crashes through west Tulsa home

Posted on Thursday, March 4th, 2021 at 6:50 pm    

TULSA, OK – Deputies with the Tulsa County Sheriff’s office are searching for the driver responsible for crashing into a home west of downtown following a pursuit Wednesday morning.

According to Fox 23 Tulsa, the accident occurred at about 9:30 a.m. at a home near the intersection of 49th West Avenue and West Admiral Boulevard.

Investigator says deputies attempted to stop the driver when he sped away, leading them on a chase for several blocks. The chase ended when the suspect crashed into the home, exited his vehicle, and fled on foot.

Fortunately, the man inside the home 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 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.


Man dragged nearly 50 yards after being struck by pickup truck in Tulsa

Posted on Wednesday, March 3rd, 2021 at 6:07 pm    

TULSA, OK – A man was rushed to the hospital after he was struck by a pickup truck along Highway 169 Tuesday night.

According to KTUL, the man was struck at about 11:30 p.m. while walking along the freeway near the Broken Arrow Expressway.

Police believe the man was wearing dark clothing when he was struck by a woman driving south on the freeway. He was dragged approximately 50 yards before the driver was able to completely stop.

The victim was rushed to a local hospital where he remains in critical condition.

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 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.


Tulsa firefighters respond to multi-vehicle crash, fire on 71st Street

Posted on Friday, February 19th, 2021 at 5:39 pm    

TULSA, OK – Police and fire officials were called to the scene of a major multi-vehicle collision in the Woodcrest neighborhood early Friday morning.

According to KTUL, the accident occurred at about 1:30 a.m. where 71st Street intersects with Lewis Avenue.

Police say the driver of an unspecified vehicle ran through a red light and was struck by an oncoming vehicle.

Two occupants in the at-fault vehicle were transported to the hospital to be treated for non-life-threatening injuries. No other injuries were reported 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.


Man found dead after single-vehicle crash in Tulsa

Posted on Friday, February 12th, 2021 at 6:44 pm    

TULSA, OK – Police in Tulsa are investigating after they found a man deceased in his vehicle following a single-vehicle collision late Thursday night.

According to KTUL, officers found the vehicle crashed near the intersection of 14th Street and Lewis Avenue.

Detectives say the unidentified driver sustained multiple gunshot wounds before crashing the vehicle. No other injuries were reported 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 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.

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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