Woman killed, driver facing charges in early-morning hit-and-run in S Tulsa

Posted on Sunday, November 8th, 2020 at 1:47 pm    

TULSA, OK – A woman in Tulsa was killed while crossing the street early this morning by a driver who then fled the scene of the crime, according to News 9.

The accident occurred at about 4:15 a.m. at the intersection of Peoria and 61st in south Tulsa. 61-year-old driver Alexis Lau allegedly struck a woman walking across the intersection.

The victim died of injuries sustained during the crash.

Lau allegedly failed to stop for the victim, but was later detained by Tulsa police and arrested for hit-and-run.

Lau was not reported as injured.

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 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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