At least one person injured in crash on I-244 and 23rd St in Tulsa

Posted on Saturday, August 14th, 2021 at 11:37 am    

TULSA, OK – At least one person was injured in a collision on I-244 in Tulsa yesterday afternoon, according to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol.

The crash happened on northbound I-244, near 23rd Street, before 1:25 p.m. It injured at least one person and blocked the roadway.

Authorities have not yet released 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 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 facing charges after crashing car with baby riding on his chest

Posted on Sunday, July 18th, 2021 at 8:22 pm    

TULSA, OK – A man suspected of being under the influence is facing charges after crashing a car while driving with a baby on his chest in Tulsa last night, according to OKC FOX.

The crash happened near Memorial Drive and 31st Street at about 6 p.m., after driver Donald Ramsey crashed his vehicle.

A 6-month-old baby being held by Ramsey was injured during the crash, likely due to the impact of the airbag. The infant’s injuries are not expected to be life-threatening.

Ramsey, who reportedly admitted to using cannabis and prescription medication before the crash, is facing a charge of child endangerment in connection with 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.

 


1 dead, 1 seriously injured after early-morning shooting and crash in Tulsa

Posted on Sunday, May 30th, 2021 at 9:06 pm    

TULSA, OK – A shooting and subsequent car crash led to the death of one person and the hospitalization of another in Tulsa early this morning, according to News on 6.

The collision happened near MLK Boulevard and Pine, just after 12 a.m.

According to witness testimony, the occupants of two different vehicles were shooting at each other. One of the vehicles then collided with a utility pole.

Only one vehicle was at the scene when authorities arrived.

One person in the vehicle died, and the second was taken to the hospital with severe injuries.

Authorities have found shell casings and other evidence of a shootout near 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 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.

 


2 people injured after driver crashes into dump truck in Tulsa

Posted on Sunday, May 30th, 2021 at 7:55 pm    

TULSA, OK – Two people were taken to the hospital after a car crashed into a dump truck in Tulsa this morning, according to KTUL.

The accident occurred on 21st Street and Riverside Drive, when the driver of a white Tahoe allegedly ran a red light, then collided with a City of Tulsa dump truck. The impact caused the truck to overturn

The two drivers were taken to the hospital with undisclosed injuries.

The road was closed as a result of the crash.

No further details are available 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.

 


Man arrested for sex crime parole violation after crashing into Tulsa motel

Posted on Sunday, March 14th, 2021 at 9:34 pm    

TULSA, OK – A man was taken into police custody and is facing multiple charges, including one related to a sex crime, after he crashed into a motel in Tulsa, according to KTUL.

The accident happened at the OYO Motel, located at 35 N Sheridan Road, near I-244 (Crosstown Expressway), when Duane Harper, of Indiana, reportedly crashed a white Mitsubishi SUV into a motel room wall.

The beam supporting the balcony on the second floor was damaged, which led to Tulsa FD needing to reinforce it.

Bystanders claimed that Harper was attempting to run over a woman when the accident happened. This has not been independently confirmed by our staff, as the victim left the scene before officials arrived.

Harper was treated at the scene for undisclosed injuries.

Harper was arrested on a warrant for a parole violation in connection with a prior sex crime in Indiana. He is also facing charges of resisting arrest and public intoxication.

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.

 


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

Posted on Saturday, January 30th, 2021 at 9:56 pm    

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.

 


Deaf pedestrian injured in collision while crossing street in Tulsa

Posted on Friday, January 22nd, 2021 at 9:55 pm    

TULSA, OK – A deaf man was injured in a pedestrian accident while crossing a street in midtown Tulsa early Friday morning, reports KTUL.

According to Tulsa police, the collision occurred overnight near the near the intersection of East 41st Street and Memorial Drive. The driver remained at the scene of the crash and called police.

When officers arrived, they learned the victim was deaf and had begun to cross the road when he was struck.

The man was taken to a hospital for treatment of a potential concussion but is expected to recover.

If more details come to light, we will update this blog.

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.


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

Posted on Saturday, January 2nd, 2021 at 9:43 pm    

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

Posted on Sunday, December 27th, 2020 at 9:17 pm    

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.

 


Fire truck hit, 50 other accidents in Tulsa since Sunday

Posted on Monday, December 14th, 2020 at 4:42 am    

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.

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