Murray County, OK (June 29, 2019) – A two-vehicle accident tragically claimed the life of a Davis woman while leaving two other victims from Sulphur with injuries. The collision was reported to have occurred on the Chickasaw Turnpike at around 12:35 a.m. on Friday, June 28, in Murray County.
According to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, two vehicles were involved in the collision, which happened for reasons that are under investigation. Authorities stated that the driver of a 2014 Chevrolet Equinox, identified as Clarence R. Graves, 22, of Sulphur, collided with a 2015 Chevrolet Impala, operated by Devon N. Pereira, also of Sulphur.
Emergency crews arrived at the scene where Pereira’s passenger, identified as Ashley S. Westberry, of Davis, was tragically pronounced deceased. Graves suffered head, neck, and internal injuries and was airlifted to OU Medical Center in Oklahoma City. He has since been released. Pereira was taken to Mercy Hospital Ada and was treated for a leg injury before being released.
First and foremost, we would like to take a moment to offer our warmest thoughts and prayers to the loved ones of Ashley S. Westberry during this tragic and devastating time.
Car Accidents and Wrongful Death in Oklahoma
Unfortunately, hundreds of people die in Oklahoma car accidents every year, and there is hardly anything as devastating as the sudden loss of a loved one. Our hearts break for the families who are undoubtedly devastated at this time, and while it might come as little compensation, it is important to understand that you may likely have rights as the bereaved family.
It is essential to know that a case for wrongful death in Oklahoma can likely be made in the event that the passing of a loved one was not the fault of the victim. Many motor vehicle accidents are caused by a negligent party or other entity such as a manufacturer, and consulting experienced representation can often ease the tremendous burdens that complicate the path toward recompense.
As members of the community, our devoted Oklahoma accident attorneys at McIntyre Law are here for you to answer any questions you may have at this time. Please do not hesitate to contact us at (405) 917-5250 today for more information.
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.