Tulsa driver injured after being hit by fleeing shoplifters

Posted on Tuesday, November 10th, 2020 at 3:48 am    

TULSA, OK – A Tulsa driver was injured after an accident on Monday caused by a pair of would-be shoplifters.

According to News on 6, the incident began as a group of three people tried to walk out of a QuikTrip convenience store with beer they hadn’t purchased. A police officer in the store noticed the attempted crime and grabbed one of the shoplifters.

The other two thieves attempted to flee the scene in a dark-colored sedan, but collided with a minivan that was turning in front of them. The minivan’s driver was injured in the crash, as were both suspects.

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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