Winter Weather Conditions Increase Car Accident Risks in Oklahoma City

Winter weather throughout Oklahoma City is blamed for a series of car accidents and injuries. According to a January 11, 2020 Oklahoma News 4 report, icy roads contributed to more than a dozen crashes over a two day period. With more adverse weather on the way, drivers are urged to take precautions. Adverse Weather Plays […]

Wrong-Way Crash in South Oklahoma Kills Two

Police are still investigating a fireball crash in rural Colbert which killed two people in two different vehicles. Early reports indicate that Ramon Flores, of Cartwright, slammed into Kurt Horn, of Plano. Flores was northbound in the southbound lane of Highway 75. Witness Timothy Witt said Flores was travelling on the wrong side of the […]

Stray Cattle Cause Fatal Car Crash

A woman is dead and a man is in critical condition following a cattle-on-vehicle wreck in Grant County. The wreck occurred on State Highway 74 not far from the Salt Fork River Bridge. 22-year-old Bryson Holeman’s Lincoln collided with some cattle on the roadway. He lost control of his vehicle and spun into a ditch. […]

Hit-and-Run Driver Kills OKC Bicyclist

After striking a bicycle rider, a negligent driver dragged 31-year-old Chad Epley for about ten blocks. The wreck occurred near the intersection of Classen and Northwest 16th Street. First responders rushed the critically-injured Mr. Epley to a nearby hospital, where he was subsequently declared dead. Investigators found the wreckage of his bicycle near the intersection […]

Toddler Killed in Tragic Oklahoma City Pedestrian Accident

According to a press release from the Oklahoma City Police Department, a December 15th pedestrian crash took the life of a toddler.  The collision occurred in the eastern part of the city. A spokesperson for the police reports that the boy, a little younger than two years old; wandered away from a party. He then […]

Harley-Davidson Faces Oklahoma Trial Over Catastrophic Motorcycle Accident

Thousands of motorcycle accidents lead to injuries each year. While many motorcycle accidents are result of operator error or the negligence of other motorists on the road; there are also situations where the motorcycle itself is to blame. Motorcycles are complex machines. If there is any defect in their manufacture, design, or maintenance, the motorcyclist […]

OSDH Issues Warning About Serious Injury and Summer Heat

The Oklahoma State Department of Health recently issued a warning about serious injury in the summer heat. The temperature inside a car can reach 140 degrees Fahrenheit with ease. For anyone living and working in Oklahoma City; it is important to know that the summer heat can cause serious injuries. To be sure, The Oklahoma State […]

The Importance of Wearing a Helmet When Biking or Riding a Motorcycle

Riding a bike may be a great way to exercise, and riding a motorcycle may be a wonderful opportunity to get fresh air while also getting to and fro, but both have the potential to be deadly. Indeed, in a single year in Oklahoma, there were 89 motorcyclist fatalities reported. Nearly half a dozen bicycle […]

If I Slip and Fall on Snow or Ice in Oklahoma City, Is the Property Owner Liable for My Damages?

As winter continues to drag on and snow and ice continue to accumulate in Oklahoma City and surrounding areas, the risk of a slip and fall accident becomes very real. Indeed, while a person can slip, trip, or fall at any time of the year and on nearly any surface, those that are slippery pose […]

Top Tips for Avoiding a Pedestrian Accident for Drivers and Walkers

Pedestrian accidents are a serious concern in Oklahoma City, with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reporting that there were 69 pedestrians killed in the year 2015 alone, a significant increase from the previous year. Luckily, the good news is that avoiding a pedestrian accident can be very easy, simply with more diligence from […]

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