Wrong-way driver slams into semi-truck on Kilpatrick Turnpike

Posted on Monday, September 20th, 2021 at 2:40 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A driver was hurt when she went the wrong way down the John Kilpatrick Turnpike and plowed into a semi-truck on Sunday, KOKO reports.

A semi-truck was eastbound on the John Kilpatrick Turnpike near Rockwell Ave when he swerved to avoid the woman’s vehicle. She struck the trailer part of the vehicle, suffering minor injuries in the process.

Police had trouble locating the victim because she hid from officers. However, they did eventually locate her.

The driver of the semi-truck was not injured.

This information is presented to help keep our community safer and is not meant to be taken as legal advice. However, the Oklahoma trucking accident attorneys at the Abel Law Firm have helped clients secure financial compensation for their medical bills, lost wages, and other expenses. So, if you or someone you love has been injured in an accident involving a semi-truck, contact us today for a free consultation.

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