Update: New details released on hit-and-run involving a Tesla near Bricktown

Posted on Thursday, August 19th, 2021 at 1:23 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – More details have been released regarding a hit-and-run incident involving a black Tesla in Bricktown Sunday morning, News on 6 reports.

It was originally reported that a black Tesla fled the scene after striking a person on a scooter. It now appears that the victims were two pedestrians.

The crash occurred near the Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark on the 300 block of Johnny Bench Dr when Tommy Ugelan and a friend were struck by a Tesla Model 3 while walking home at around 3 a.m.

Ugelan says his leg collided with the vehicle’s side mirror. He suffered minor injuries in the crash while his friend remains in the hospital and will require plastic surgery.

Police are still searching for the Tesla. They believe its front and windshield are severely damaged. They urge anyone with any information in regards to the collision to contact them immediately.

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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