Bray, OK (July 5, 2019) – Reports indicate that a resident of Marlow was injured in a car crash on Thursday, July 4th, around 1:20 p.m. The crash happened just north of Bray, near Sandhill Rd.
The injured victim was 35-year-old Jerry Boyce who was traveling in a truck driven by 56-year-old Katrina Whitehead. The vehicle was traveling west on the roadway when it left the roadway, coming to a stop after colliding with a tree.
The Bray Fire Department reported that Boyce was pinned inside the vehicle for nearly 35 minutes before being freed with the jaws of life. He was then taken to Duncan Regional Hospital by Air Evac, then to OU Medical Center by Rush Springs EMS. Boyce had sustained significant injuries to his legs, arms, and torso.
Whitehead was restrained and uninjured in the accident. Boyce was not wearing a seatbelt.
The cause of the crash is currently under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their families at this time. We hope for their full recoveries.
Passenger Auto Accidents In Oklahoma
Large SUVs can hold many passengers. These vehicles are also more likely to be involved in some type of fatal crash due to their center of gravity.
These vehicles are prone to rollovers and being involved in single-vehicle accidents, according to statistics from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.
If you have been harmed as a passenger in a crash, call us at 877-917-5250 to recover lost compensation.
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Disclaimer: At McIntyre Law, P.C., we are active members in our local communities and in those across Oklahoma. While we hope the pain and suffering experienced in these accidents never happen to anyone, these kinds of events are all too common across our state. Our goal is that these posts will raise awareness and prevent future accidents from occurring. The information included within should not be misconstrued as legal advice and you should always consult with a trained legal professional about the specifics of your situation before taking any action.