Two dead, teen and two others killed in Carter County wrong-way crash

Posted on Saturday, December 12th, 2020 at 9:28 pm    

SPRINGER, OK (CARTER COUNTY) – Two people were killed, and three other people were injured in a wrong-way crash in Carter County on Thursday evening.

According to KFOR, the accident occurred on Highway 53 E at about 6:20 p.m. when the driver of a 2015 Jetta, Coleman McGuffin, crossed over the center line and into the lane of oncoming traffic.

McGuffin collided with the driver of a 2010 Ford Ranger pickup truck, Carissa Womble, 42.

Womble and McGuffin both died at the scene.

A 16-year-old and two other passengers in the Ranger were taken to the hospital with severe wounds.

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 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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