Tulsa, OK (August 19, 2019) – On August 19th, during the early morning hours, the Tulsa Police were called to the scene of a pedestrian accident on Peoria Street near Ute Street.
According to police, around 3:30 a.m., a driver spotted a man lying in the roadway with debris around his body. The driver called the police, who responded to the scene.
Police found a deceased male lying in the southbound side of the road with vehicle debris around his body.
The roadway was closed for a few hours for police to investigate the scene, and they are asking the public for any information. At this time, the crash remains under investigation.
Our deepest condolences go out to the family of the victim killed in this accident.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents In Oklahoma
Walking during the late-night and early morning hours is often considered calm and relaxing. Unfortunately, drivers who are sharing the roads are often unable to see pedestrians walking in the dark. As a result, countless pedestrians lose their lives in motor vehicle accidents across Oklahoma annually. When pedestrians lose their lives due to the negligent acts of others, it is crucial that their families contact a wrongful death attorney in Oklahoma to protect their legal rights.
Oklahoma pedestrian accident attorneys at McIntyre Law have over 84 years of experience helping families get the justice they deserve. Although we understand it is difficult for families to decide whether they should file a legal claim, we believe they deserve to recover from the wrongful death of a loved one. Our attorneys work diligently to ensure families collect full and fair compensation for funeral arrangements and various other damages incurred from the fatal accident of a loved one. Contact our personal injury attorneys in Oklahoma at (405) 917-5250 to see how we can help you.
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.