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Alcohol Blamed For Crash That Injured Two Oklahoma Teens

by Colbert Cooper Hill Attorneys

Two Oklahoma teens are lucky to be alive after a single-vehicle accident this past weekend. According to reports from The Enid News-Eagle, Oklahoma Highway Patrol troopers believe that alcohol may be to blame for the crash. (more…)

New Bill Aimed At Cracking Down On Uninsured Motorists

by Colbert Cooper Hill Attorneys

Being in a car accident is bad enough, but what happens when the other driver doesn’t have insurance? If they are at fault for the accident and you are left injured, their lack of insurance could make it very difficult for you to collect any compensation for their injuries and damages. (more…)

Oklahoma City Councilman Facing Second DUI Arrest

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An Oklahoma City councilman was formally charged last Tuesday with his second DUI offense in the last three years. According to reports from News Channel 4, the councilman was arrested after police found him behind the wheel of a vehicle that had crashed into a fire hydrant. (more…)

New Reckless Driving Law Stirring Debate In Oklahoma

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A new piece of legislature in Oklahoma’s law books has stirred debate over whether it is too ambiguous or just doing the job of keeping state highways safer. According to News Channel 4, house Bill 1507–also know as Aaron’s Law–took effect in the state November first of this year. (more…)

Oklahoma Woman Charged In Connection With Fatal Crash

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The dangers of drunk driving have hit home for one Oklahoma woman and the family of a man she is responsible for killing in a car crash last Wednesday. According to KTUL News, the 40-year-old woman was charged Tuesday with first-degree manslaughter in connection with the accident. (more…)

Oklahoma City Auto Accident Occurs At Pizza Restaurant

by Colbert Cooper Hill Attorneys

Are you concerned about drivers who operate vehicles under the influence of a mind-altering substance? The occurrence may be more frequent than you think, and even if you’re not on the road, you could be at risk.

If a pizza restaurant had been open at the time of a recent Oklahoma City auto accident, patrons and workers of the restaurant could have been Oklahoma City auto accident injury victims. (more…)

Oklahoma Auto Accident Kills One After Police Chase

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KOCO reported that a 22-year-old man died and his 29-year-old female passenger was arrested following an Oklahoma auto accident that began with a police chase.

The police chase that ended in an Oklahoma car accident began when police received a call about a reckless driver. The police attempted to pull the driver over, but he sped away. (more…)

Oklahoma Lawmakers Consider Placing DUI Convictions On Licenses To Help Prevent Auto Accidents

by Colbert Cooper Hill Attorneys

Rep. Scott Inman is on a mission to help prevent alcohol-related Oklahoma auto accidents by requiring anyone who has past DUI or DWI convictions to be required to have it noted on their drivers’ licenses. The reason is so bartenders and waiters will know who has a history of drinking and driving while intoxicated. Inman proposes that the notations remain on licenses for four years and can then be removed if that person has not received additional drunk-driving citations. (more…)