Hydro, OK (May 9, 2019) – On May 8th, Oklahoma Highway Patrol responded to the scene of a three-vehicle collision on Interstate 40.
According to police, three vehicles were traveling eastbound on Interstate 40, when one of the vehicles, an SUV, was rear-ended by a drunk driver.
The impact of the collision caused the SUV to leave the roadway and crash into a ditch on the right side of the road.
The driver of the SUV was transported to an area hospital in critical condition. The passenger of the SUV, who was identified as 44-year-old Darwina Clark, was pronounced deceased at the scene of the incident. The driver of the truck that struck the rear-end of the SUV got out of his truck, for unknown reasons, when he was struck by a pickup truck in the roadway. The victim sustained serious injuries and was transported to an area hospital in critical condition.
The driver and passenger in the third pickup truck were treated and released at the scene of the incident.
Our warmest sympathies go out to the family of Ms. Darwina Clark.
We hope those injured in this collision make a full recovery.
Fatal Collisions In Oklahoma
Every year, hundreds of people lose their lives in motor vehicle accidents in Oklahoma. Unfortunately, a large percentage of motor vehicle accidents occur because of impaired drivers. When victims are injured or killed in motor vehicle accidents caused by drunk drivers, it is crucial for families to contact an Oklahoma personal injury attorney as soon as possible.
Losing a loved one under any circumstance is devastating. Finding out that your loved one lost their life due to an impaired driver just makes the situation even more difficult to deal with. In many cases, surviving family members can contact an Oklahoma wrongful death attorney to get justice for their loved one.
For over 84 years, attorneys at McIntyre Law have helped countless victims, and their families, get the compensation and justice they deserve. Our personal injury attorneys in Oklahoma are dedicated to helping those harmed get the justice they deserve. Contact our law firm today at (405) 917-5250 to get started now.
Note: While writing these posts, we utilize secondary sources who may not have accurately represented the situation or the conditions of those involved. The accidents have not been independently verified by our team and may contain inaccuracies as a result. The photos depicted in these posts are not representative of the actual accident. If you notice any incorrect information included in our content, please inform us as soon as possible and we will correct it.
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.