Chouteau, OK (May 17, 2019) – Around 6:30 a.m. on May 17, police and emergency crews responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident along Highway 69.
According to reports, Hervia Roberts was driving south along Highway 69 when he fell asleep behind the wheel. As a result, his Ford Flex ran off the road and hit a culvert.
Three individuals inside the vehicles, including 65-year-old Rita Simmons, were injured in the collision. Simmons was transported to Pryor Hospital where she later succumbed to her injuries. The two other women injured in the collision are expected to make a full recovery.
Our deepest condolences go out to the family of Ms. Simmons at this time.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims in this crash as we hope for their full recovery.
Car Accidents In Oklahoma
Being involved in a motor vehicle accident can have a devastating impact on the lives of victims as well as their families. Sadly, more than 600 people lose their lives in Oklahoma car accidents annually.
When victims die in motor vehicle accidents caused by reckless and negligent drivers, it is crucial for surviving family members to contact a wrongful death attorney in Oklahoma as soon as possible. Surviving family members may be entitled to restitution to cover the costs for funerals and other damages incurred.
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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.