A pedestrian died from injuries he sustained after being hit by two vehicles on Friday night, March 12th, in Oklahoma City. The crash happened at Southwest 59th Street and South Kentucky Avenue.
According to police, the driver of the first vehicle fled the scene after hitting the victim. The second vehicle saw the pedestrian but was unable to stop in time to avoid hitting him. The driver of the second car remained at the scene and cooperated with authorities.
The identity of victim and the driver were not released. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family of the victim.
Investigation into the accident is ongoing. More information will be provided as it becomes available.
Did you know in 2019 there were a total of 741 pedestrians involved in auto-pedestrian accidents? Of those total people, 263 were located in Oklahoma County (Oklahoma City, Edmond, Midwest City).
The sudden death of a loved one is an overwhelming experience. When a death is caused by the negligence of someone else, it is devastating. At Swain Law Group we are committed to helping families throughout Oklahoma get the justice and the compensation they deserve.
The law allows personal representatives and family members of the deceased to file wrongful death claims and recover compensation. You can trust our experienced team of personal injury attorneys with the legal procedures while you focus on what’s most important: family. Please contact our office or reach out with a confidential message to discuss your case.