Update: 14-year-old killed, 2 others injured in fatal Kay Co. truck crash
Posted on Sunday, June 6th, 2021 at 8:32 am
BRAMAN, OK (KAY COUNTY) – More information has been released on yesterday’s fatal car accident in Kay County, located in northern Oklahoma, which led to the death of a teenager and the injury of two other people.
This is an update to a previous news story.
According to KFOR, the crash happened on I-35 S, near Braman, at about 3:20 p.m., when a 2010 Jeep Wrangler was struck from behind by a 2005 Volvo semi-truck. The impact sent the Jeep off the roadway and caused it to overturn.
The driver and two passengers, all three from Stanley, North Dakota, were ejected during the crash. One of those, a 14-year-old, died at the scene.
The 45-year-old driver suffered critical injuries to the head and internal torso. He and his 40-year-old female passenger were airlifted to the hospital in Wichita, Kansas.
The 40-year-old passenger sustained non-critical head and internal torso 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 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.