Truck driver injured after load crushes him on Turner Turnpike

Posted on Monday, April 19th, 2021 at 8:21 pm    

OKLAHOMA CO., OK –  A truck driver died after the load he was carrying fell on top of him along Turner Turnpike Saturday afternoon.

According to News 9, the incident occurred along the Turnpike about one mile east of Luther.

Troopers with the Oklahoma Highway Patrol say 37-year-old Mario Harrison stopped to check on his cargo. While he was assessing the unknown issue, the cargo shifted and fell on top of him.

Harrison was pinned under the load for an unknown amount of time. He died after sustaining injuries to his head, neck, and trunk.


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 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.

Ed Abel Named Oklahoma City Personal Injury Litigator of the Year Get a free case review