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One Dead, One Injured in OKC Wrong-Way Collision

On Behalf of | May 25, 2021 | Car Accidents In The News |

One woman was killed, and another was injured in an Oklahoma City head-on collision on Sunday, May 23rd. The crash happened on Interstate 40 near Interstate 235.

According to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, 21-year-old Brooklyn Murphy was traveling in the wrong lane of traffic when she struck a vehicle driven by Erika Almanza. A third vehicle then crashed into the accident.

Sadly, Murphy was pronounced dead at the scene. Our thoughts and prayers are with her family.

Almanza sustained critical injuries and was transported to OU Medical Center. No information is available about the driver of the third vehicle.

Did you know in 2019 there were 9,763 fatal and injury accidents in the state of Oklahoma? Of those total collisions, 1,844 occurred in Oklahoma City, resulting in 2,256 people injured and sadly, 82 fatalities.

If you have been injured in a car accident caused by another driver’s negligence, you may be entitled to compensation. The personal injury attorneys at Swain Law Group have extensive experience helping individuals get the fair and just compensation they deserve. For a free consultation, please contact us at 405-546-1292 or reach out by confidential message.