Victim identified in Tulsa pedestrian hit-and-run

Posted on Wednesday, March 10th, 2021 at 8:08 pm    

TULSA, OK – Police in Tulsa have identified the woman hospitalized following a hit-and-run collision near a gas station on Highway 169 Tuesday.

According to News on 6, Kimberly Melton was walking near the Quick Trip gas station along Highway 169 near 11th Street when she was struck by a vehicle pulling out of the gas station.

Police say Melton was dragged about 15 feet before the driver got out of the vehicle and pulled her from underneath, then drove off.

Melton was rushed to the hospital where she underwent surgery on her arm, which was crushed under the vehicle.

No further details with regard to the identity of the driver involved have been released 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 Tulsa 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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