Vinita, OK (June 2, 2019) – Oklahoma Highway Patrol was summoned to the scene of a serious accident that occurred near 915 East Apperson Road. According to authorities, a rock-crawler with two occupants crashed on Saturday night, June 1st, resulting in the presence of police and emergency medical crews.
Authorities confirmed that the unidentified 49-year-old male driver of the vehicle was airlifted to St. Francis Hospital in Tulsa for several injuries. He is currently listed in critical condition at this time.
One passenger in the vehicle, identified only as a 41-year-old female, was promptly taken to the same hospital but later released. The cause of the accident is not known as the incident remains under investigation.
Personal Injury Accidents in Oklahoma
While each personal injury accident is not fatal, motor vehicle accidents in Oklahoma are often among the most catastrophically injurious incidents as there is generally very little protection for riders at the time of impact. Additionally, many accidents involving vehicles are caused by high rates of speed, lack of visibility, mechanical failure, and reckless operation, alongside other potentially life-threatening factors.
It is important to understand that if you have suffered serious injuries in a vehicle accident, you may have the right to be compensated. This is particularly true in the event that your suffering was caused by the negligent actions of another party or other irresponsible entity. At McIntyre Law, our compassionate Oklahoma accident attorneys are devoted to working on behalf of those who have been unfairly affected by no fault of their own. Please do not hesitate to contact us online or call (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.