Oklahoma City, OK (April 28, 2019) – Officials in Oklahoma City identified the victims of a fatal crash that occurred when suspects ran a stop sign while fleeing from police. The accident happened on Friday evening, April 19, at the intersection of SW 44th and Villa.
Oklahoma City police officers attempted to stop a vehicle at SW 40th and Villa at approximately 5:40 p.m. when the vehicle slowed but then rapidly sped away. A chase along Villa ensued but quickly ended when the suspects crashed into an SUV at the intersection with SW 44th.
Tragically, both Tonya Horn, 43, and her 8-year-old daughter were pronounced dead at the scene. A third passenger in the SUV suffered serious injuries and was immediately taken to a nearby hospital for treatment.
Andrew Munoz, 27, and his passenger, Deanna Alvarez, 35, were identified as the two occupants of the suspect vehicle. They were treated at an area hospital and arrested on multiple charges.
Before moving on, we would first like to extend our deepest condolences and most genuine thoughts and prayers to the loved ones of Tonya Horn and her daughter as they attempt to cope with this devastating incident.
Car Accidents in Oklahoma
It is an unfortunate fact that numerous car accidents in Oklahoma are caused by reckless or blatantly criminal drivers each and every year. Far-too-many of these accidents, which are often avoidable, end with fatalities and critical injuries as they are commonly caused by factors such as speeding, impairment, drowsiness, and mechanical failure. As victims or bereaved family members, it is essential to understand that you may have the right to be compensated for your suffering.
If you have suffered serious injuries or lost a loved one in a car accident on Oklahoma roads, our accident attorneys at McIntyre Law are here with a passion to guide you along the path toward obtaining the compensation you deserve. We understand that there is nothing more traumatic than the sudden and unjust loss of a loved one, and we are ready with over 84 years of combined experience to fight on your behalf. Please don’t hesitate to call us today at (405) 917-5250 for more information.
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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.