The risk of being involved in a car accident is a serious danger for the citizens of Oklahoma. In fact, estimates show there were a total of 70,669 crashes in the state during 2012 alone. The state is hoping to reduce the number of injuries and fatalities associated with Oklahoma Car Accidents by upgrading the infrastructure of several key locations on Oklahoma highways. (more…)
Three people were left seriously injured after a car crash late last week. According to The Norman Transcript, the crash occurred at around 9:30 p.m. on Saturday night at the intersection of North Porter Avenue and East Franklin Road. (more…)
A 25-year-old Norman, Oklahoma, repeat drunk driver was sentenced to prison after pleading guilty to second-degree murder charges stemming from a fatal May 2010 car accident. The Oklahoma News reports the man now faces a 12-year prison sentence followed by eight-years of supervision upon his release. (more…)
The Oklahoman reported that an off-duty deputy was hospitalized in critical condition at St. John’s Regional Medical Center after a one-car Oklahoma auto accident. According to an Oklahoma Highway Patrol report, speed and alcohol were both factors in the car accident.
The 35-year-old deputy was placed in an induced coma after suffering a broken back and potentially a broken neck. The driver lost control of his vehicle and hit a road sign, which caused his car to flip over twice, coming to rest upside down. The driver was thrown 42 feet from the vehicle in the Oklahoma auto accident.
An Oklahoma car accident killed two people Thursday in a two-vehicle collision, according to the Tulsa World. The auto accident happened about 2:30 p.m. when the SUV they were in crossed the center line and hit another SUV head-on.
The two Oklahoma auto accident victims were pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the other vehicle was flown to Norman Regional Hospital to be treated for his car accident injuries. He suffered head, arm, and leg injuries according to troopers.