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Winter Weather in Tulsa, OK Means Increased Risk of Motor Vehicle Crashes

Another round of severe winter weather is on its way to Northeastern Oklahoma, according to Tulsa’s NBC affiliate News Channel 2 KJRH, which reported that the city is well-prepared to handle precipitation and blizzard conditions. With crews covering 35 snow removal routes, equipment to clear 2,000 miles of roadway, and 12,500 tons of salt, officials […]

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Tulsa, OK Wrong Way Crash Kills One, Critically Injures Another Victim

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol (OHP) is investigating the causes behind a wrong way, head-on crash that occurred around noon on January 7, 2020. Tulsa’s News On 6 reported that one victim was transported to a local hospital in critical condition, while the other was pronounced dead after suffering massive injuries. An OHP spokesperson stated that […]

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Proposed Hours of Service May Affect Truck Accidents in Oklahoma

Since regulations requiring rest for commercial truck drivers were originally established by the since-defunct Interstate Commerce Commission in 1938, there have been countless changes to the rules. When proposed changes to “Hours of Service” regulations were recently announced by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), activists on both sides of the issue have been […]

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Tasing and High Speed Chases

A high speed chase ended for a Texas man when police were forced to tase the suspect as he fled on foot down the middle of a busy interstate highway. The suspect and his accomplice were originally apprehended at a nearby department store, where they were caught attempting to take more than $2,000 worth of […]

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Multiple Factors Blamed in 5-Year-Old’s Death on E-Scooter

A fatal scooter accident that killed a 5-year-old Tulsa, OK boy has raised many legal questions regarding liability due to the numerous factors that may have contributed to his death. A September 4, 2019 article in Tulsa World outlined the details of the incident, which involved an electric scooter ridesharing service that has become popular […]

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Guilty Plea in Fatal Tulsa OK Crash Opens Door to Wrongful Death Claim

More than four full years after a reckless driving car accident claimed the life of a Tulsa woman, the victim’s family can gain some closure. A criminal case against the 22-year-old motorist responsible for the crash wrapped up August 1, 2019, when he pled guilty to motor vehicle negligent homicide. According to police, the man […]

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Two Children Injured in a Car Accident Just Outside of Owasso, Oklahoma

Two Children Injured in a Car Accident were among the three people injured in a five-car pileup that occurred on U.S. Route 169, just south of the city of Owasso. According to a statement by a representative of local law enforcement, the crash occurred after a driver of a Dodge Ram pick up truck rear-ended […]

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Co-owner of Fat Guy’s Burgers Killed in Car Accident

On December 19, 2018, Chris Dodge, the co-owner of Fat Guy’s Burgers in Tulsa, was struck and killed while trying to cross the Inner Dispersal Loop on foot. Dodge, age 41, had exited his vehicle after being involved in a collision and was attempting to cross the IDL when he was hit by another vehicle. […]

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Former Oklahoma State Rep Mike Mass Injured and Wife Suzanne Killed in Vehicle Crash

Former Oklahoma state representative Mike Mass, and his wife Suzanne Mass were in a fatality collision. The accident happened on December 7, 2018 in Atoka County; resulting in the tragic death of Mrs. Mass, age 69. The fatality occurred on U.S. 69 near Stringtown. Mike Mass traveled on Fred’s Fish Camp Road. They were struck by a […]

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Oklahoma Students Still Recovering From Injuries After Bus Accident

On September 29th, 2018, a class of fifth grade students from Norman, OK was on a trip to visit Seaworld San Antonio in South Central Texas. What should have been an amazing and experience for the children turned into a disaster. The bus was traveling down Highway 281 in rural Lampasas County. Only three hours […]

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