Rogers County, OK (July 10, 2019) – A man was pronounced dead after a rollover collision in Rogers County, near Claremore. The man’s passenger was injured and reported in critical condition. The accident took place late Tuesday evening, July 9th, on Will Rogers Turnpike.
The deceased has been identified as 79-year-old Benjamin Stegall. Stegall was driving a 2006 Honda Accord traveling westbound on Will Rogers Turnpike when the vehicle hit an embankment on the right side of the highway near 10:00 p.m. The vehicle rolled over six times before coming to stop.
Stegall’s passenger was an 86-year-old woman. She was taken to Saint Francis Hospital for treatment of critical injuries.
Reports state that Segall left the car after the crash and walked nearly 120 feet before falling to the road. He was later pronounced dead by responding paramedics.
The crash is currently under investigation at this time.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Benjamin Stegall at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and her family in hopes of a full recovery.
Rollover Accidents in Oklahoma
Rollover car accidents are becoming more common with the popularity of mid-size SUVs.
These accidents can severely injure passengers who are often tossed around inside the vehicle if they are not properly restrained.
Rollovers happen due to vehicular malfunctions or poor driving habits that cause the driver to lose control.
At McIntyre Law, P.C., our team of Oklahoma City auto accident attorneys has the experience to help you regain a satisfactory settlement for your personal injury claim. If you or a loved one has been injured by a drunk driver, contact our offices at (405) 917-5250 to discuss your case today.
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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.