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DUI Accident Causes Injuries in Stephens County

On Behalf of | Apr 5, 2021 | Car Accidents In The News |

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol responded to a DUI accident on Wednesday, March 31st, at approximately 9 p.m. The crash happened on 4 Mile Road, south of Highway 7, just two miles south of Marlow.

According to officials, 25-year-old Jordan Barakat, of Duncan, was traveling southbound on 4 Mile Road when he failed to stop at a stop sign, crossing all four lanes of Highway 7. The vehicle eventually came to rest 30 feet south of Highway 7.

Barakat was not hurt, but two passengers sustained injuries. Cullen Cook, 22, of Duncan, was transported to OU Trauma Center in Oklahoma City to be treated for serious internal trunk injuries. Robert Depati, 34, of Marlow, was treated and released at Duncan Regional Hospital.

The OHP reported the condition of the driver as “drinking, ability impaired.”

Did you know in 2019 there were 108 fatal and injury accidents in Stephens County (Duncan, Comanche, Marlow)? Of those total crashes, six occurred during the month of March, resulting in seven people injured.

If you have been injured by a reckless or inattentive driver, you should speak to an attorney. You may be entitled to compensation, including loss of income, medical bills, and pain and suffering. The personal injury attorneys at Swain Law Group can help get you the compensation you deserve. Please call 405-546-1292 or reach out by confidential message for a free consultation.