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One Dead, One Injured Following OKC Crash

On Behalf of | Apr 12, 2021 | Car Accidents In The News |

One person died and another was injured following a crash into a bridge in Oklahoma City on Friday evening, April 9th. The collision happened near Martin Luther King Avenue and Interstate 40.

According to police, the driver of the vehicle did not see a semi-truck had turned onto the road and swerved. The driver veered off the roadway and crashed into a bridge.

Sadly, one person was pronounced dead at the scene. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family of the victim. Another person sustained injuries and was transported to the hospital in serious condition.

Additionally, while responding to the scene, an Oklahoma City police officer in their vehicle was struck by a drunk driver. Thankfully, the officer was not injured, and the driver was arrested.

Did you know in 2019 there were 2,123 fatal and injury accidents in Oklahoma County (Oklahoma City, Edmond, Midwest City)? Of the total 2,636 people injured, sadly 79 died as a result of their injuries.

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 at 405-546-1292 or reach out with a confidential message to discuss your case.