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Three Dead, Four injured in Payne County Multi-Vehicle Crash

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

A crash left two children and one man dead after a multi-vehicle accident on Saturday, April 10th, around 10:45 p.m. The collision occurred on State Highway 33 near Cottonwood Road, just west of Perkins.

Sadly, two young children, ages 4 and 7, and 19-year-old Braden O’Rourke, were pronounced dead at the scene. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family of the victims.

Four other people also sustained injuries in the crash and were transported to OU Medical Center in Oklahoma City. Among the injured was a 3-year-old child, a 20-year-old Guthrie woman, a 19-year-old Del City woman, and a 21-year-old man. The two women were admitted in critical condition. The child and the man were both reportedly in stable condition.

The circumstances of the accident are still under investigation by the Oklahoma Highway Patrol. More information will be provided as it becomes available.

Did you know in 2019 there were 149 fatal and injury collisions in Payne County (Stillwater, Cushing, Perkins)? Of the total 188 people injured, sadly 12 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.