Tulsa man hospitalized after going through the front window of a vehicle

Posted on Thursday, July 16th, 2020 at 8:36 pm    

TULSA, OK – A man is in the hospital after he was hit by a car whose driver he alleges was trying to steal property from his semi truck.

The incident transpired near 61st Street and Garnet Road Wednesday afternoon, according to News on 6. Witnesses say the suspect had stolen tools from the victim’s semi-truck and was attempting a getaway. This is when the man jumped in front of the suspect’s car and was struck, crashing through the windshield back-first and landing on the lap of a woman in the passenger seat.

The injured man was transported to a local hospital where he is expected to make a full recovery. However, the driver got out of his car and ran away on foot. He has yet to be caught.

The passenger was also transported to the hospital as she appeared to be heavily under the influence of alcohol or drugs to the point of being unable to stand or walk.

This is a developing story that will be updated if more information is made 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 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.

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