Distracted driving is quickly becoming one of the greatest hazards on road across the United States with Tennessee being one of the worst, and Oklahoma is no exception. Data from the Oklahoma Highway Patrol shows that as many as 1,700 Oklahoma car accidents were the result of distracted driving in 2009. That number has only increased over the years. (more…)
Every time you step into a vehicle in Oklahoma, you’re putting yourself at risk of being involved in a crash. One of the best ways to avoid such a collision is to be aware of what factors put you at an increased risk of injury or death in the event of involvement in a collision and the Oklahoma City car accident lawyers with Colbert Cooper Hill Attorneys are here to let you in on some of the most recent demographics regarding motor vehicle injuries and fatalities in our state. (more…)
Distracted driving continues to be a serious threat to motorists on Oklahoma’s roads and highways. Data from the Oklahoma Highway Patrol shows as many as 1,700 Oklahoma car accidents are caused by driver inattention each year in our state and one of the leading distractions is using electronic devices behind the wheel. This leaves many citizens wondering what is being done to better protect motorists in Oklahoma from distracted drivers. (more…)
There’s an endless list of possible causes for an Oklahoma car accident, but one of the most concerning is faulty and defective infrastructure. Many of the bridges and highways that were constructed in Oklahoma are now more than 40 years old, and do not meet the same standards that are required for similar construction projects that are breaking ground today. (more…)
The 4th of July is fast approaching this week and for many that means it’s time to celebrate! That’s why our team of Oklahoma personal injury lawyers from Colbert, Cooper, Hill Attorneys would like to tell you about one of the best ways to commemorate the holiday in the area. (more…)
Distracted driving is a serious problem on the roadways of the United States today, especially in Oklahoma. Studies show that in 2011, distracted driving was considered a contributing factor in an estimated 387,000 crashes and more than 3,300 fatalities. (more…)
Texting and driving is a concern for many Oklahoma residents. Last year, the nation saw a total of 3,000 lives lost due to distracted driving with nine of those deaths occurring in Oklahoma Car Accidents. Additionally, an estimated 500,000 people were injured in motor vehicle accidents caused by distracted driving and each year the number continues to increase. (more…)
A man fled the scene of a Tulsa auto accident that occurred at 61st Street Friday night, according to News on 6.
The Tulsa car accident occurred when the man was driving his car on 61st street toward Lewis Avenue and lost control on a curve. (more…)
KJRH reported that police are searching for a man involved in a fatal Tulsa auto accident that was deemed a hit-and-run.
The Tulsa car accident occurred Sunday night around 10:30 when a man crossing Edison Road was hit by a vehicle. The first vehicle that struck him stopped to help; however, they say a second vehicle, a dark Chevy Impala, hit the man and dragged him about 75 feet. The first vehicle involved in the Oklahoma auto accident had to drive out of the way of the Impala to avoid being hit by it. The Tulsa auto accident victim was not able to get out of the way.
Police continue to search for the driver of the Impala.
The Tulsa auto accident lawyers at J. Colbert Injury Lawyers can help if you have been injured in an Oklahoma car accident.
An Oklahoma auto accident killed one person over the weekend, according to KOCO.
The fatal Oklahoma car accident occurred in a pasture in Stillwater where the driver of a truck crashed into several trees. (more…)