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Motorcyclist dead in Stephens County accident

Five motorcycles and one vehicle were involved in an accident that resulted in one death and several injuries, KOCO reported on April 13.

The accident occurred in Stephens County when 12 motorcycles were traveling south on U.S. 81. A GMC Denali heading north became entangled in a wreck with five of the motorcycles near Paul Road at around 11:30 p.m.

Authorities identified the fatality as Duncan resident Monty Howell, 53, who reportedly died at the accident scene. Several fellow motorcyclists sustained critical injuries in the crash, and five were taken to a local hospital for treatment. The vehicle driver, whose name was withheld, did not suffer injuries.

Authorities did not release any details about how exactly the motorcycle accident occurred. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol troopers are currently investigating the details surrounding the fatal wreck.

The Oklahoma lawyers at the Abel Law Firm send their deepest thoughts to the people who have been affected by this tragic accident.

Head-on collision killed two Guthrie teachers

Two teachers from a public school in Guthrie, Oklahoma were killed in a wrong-way accident in Payne County, KOCO reported on October 27.

The fatalities were identified as Heather Wilson, 27, and Jennifer Briggs, 24, both residents of Stillwater who carpooled to work together every morning. The accident allegedly occurred when Rocky Baca, 37, drove his van the wrong way down State Highway 33. The women attempted to avoid the collision but were hit head-on. Baca remains in the hospital for injuries, although details were not released. Authorities are continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding the crash.

The Guthrie Public Schools superintendent Mike Simpson expressed the grief that the community is experiencing, especially the staff and students at Guthrie Junior High School, where both teachers taught. School counselors remain at hand.

The attorneys at the Abel Law Firm are deeply sorry for this loss, and we offer our sincere condolences to those suffering from this great loss.

Two killed, one injured in Edmond industrial accident

Two construction workers were killed and another one suffered serious injuries due to an industrial accident in Edmond, Fox 25 reported on September 20.

Edmond Police spokeswoman Jenny Monroe stated that the accident happened at Old Towne Lofts on September 19. A forklift reportedly toppled over and killed siblings, Daniel and Michael Birney. A third worker, whose name was withheld, reportedly was taken to the hospital for serious injuries resulting from the accident. Monroe said the three people were on a platform raised several meters while doing work at the condo complex when the incident occurred. OSHA is investigating the fatal work-related accident.

The lawyers of Abel Law Firm send their deepest thoughts to the family and friends of the workers who were involved in the accident.

Man charged with manslaughter in DUI crash

A man in Pauls Valley, Oklahoma was charged with two counts of first degree manslaughter after being involved in an accident last year that killed a pregnant woman, News 9 reported on August 29.

Authorities arrested Matthew Imotichey after evidence surfaced that proved he was intoxicated last October 23 when he struck a vehicle driven by Tonia Pando, 21. The woman, who was pregnant during that time, succumbed to her injuries weeks later after being admitted to a hospital. Investigations showed that Imotichey, 25, struck Pando’s vehicle head on after crossing the median lane. The suspect is held at Gavin County Jail on a bond of $50,000.

People who lost their loved ones in car accidents caused by drunk drivers have to endure emotional pain and financial loss from the unexpected and tragic incident. If this happen to you in the Oklahoma area, the lawyers of Abel Law Firm may possibly reduce your sufferings by holding negligent parties liable for your loss. Discuss your situation with us today by calling (405) 239-7046 to learn more about your options.

Two young people killed in alcohol-related crash

At least two young people were killed and three others injured in Tulsa when the vehicle they were riding in was hit by a vehicle driven by an intoxicated woman, newson6.com reported on August 10.

The motor vehicle accident happened on 21st Street in east Tulsa at around 11:00 p.m. when the vehicle driven by Jesus Avina, 18, was struck by a speeding SUV operated by Christina Ruth Cantrell. Two of the passengers riding in the back seats, aged 16 and 12, died in the crash. Avina, his girlfriend, and their 8-month-old baby were taken to the hospital due to injuries they sustained in the crash. Authorities arrested and filed homicide charges against Cantrell, 38, who happened to be intoxicated when the fatal accident occurred.

The Oklahoma legal team at the Abel Law Firm understands that accidents such as these are tragic, and our deepest thoughts and condolences go out to the family and loved ones of the victims.

Ex-NBA star Blaylock jailed after deadly Georgia accident

Ex-NBA All-Star Daron “Mookie” Blaylock was jailed without bond after he surrendered on June 10 for driving while intoxicated.

The former NBA player was arrested and jailed after being involved in a deadly head-on collision on May 31 that killed a woman in Jonesboro. According to Blaylock’s attorney, his client blacked out before the crash happened.

The ex member of the New Jersey Nets is also charged with driving with a suspended license, making an improper lane change, and median lane crossing in connection to the fatal crash. Authorities also reported that Blaylock was wanted for failure to respond to other DUI charges against him.

Our legal team at the Abel Law Firm understands how hard it is to lose a loved one in a car accident, especially to a driver who choose to make reckless decisions while behind the wheel. We send our sincere condolences to those affected by this loss.

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