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Single-Vehicle Crash Injures Two Juveniles in Carter County

On Behalf of | Jan 27, 2021 | Car Accidents In The News |

Two were injured on Saturday, January 16th, in Carter County. The accident occurred on Crest Road, three miles north of Wilson.

According to Oklahoma Highway Patrol, a 16-year-old male driver lost control of the vehicle while approaching a curve, veering off the roadway, and striking a tree. The driver was transported to Ardmore Mercy Hospital, where he was treated and released.

A 15-year-old female passenger from Ringling sustained a leg injury and was transported to Medical City Denton in Texas. Her condition upon admittance was reported as stable.

The official cause of the crash was declared unsafe speed on a curve or turn. Neither occupant was wearing a seat belt.

Did you know in 2019 there were 11 injury car accidents involving teenage drivers in Carter County? Of those total 11 crashes, 13 individuals were injured. Five people who were injured were unrestrained.

If you or a loved one have been involved in a car accident, you might be wondering what to do next. The personal injury attorneys at Swain Law Group are here to help. Our Oklahoma car accident attorneys have extensive experience in helping victims get the fair compensation they deserve. Call us or send one of our attorneys a confidential message for a free consultation about your case.