Accident News on June 5, 2019
Okmulgee, OK (June 5, 2019) – On June 5, just after 1:40 a.m., Okmulgee Police Department responded to the scene of a pedestrian hit and run accident on 1st Street and Oklahoma Avenue.
According to reports, witnesses found a woman severely injured lying in the roadway. The woman was screening in agony. Evidence at the scene of the incident indicates that the victim was struck by a motor vehicle, which fled the scene.
The injured woman was transported to an area hospital in serious condition.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the injured woman and her family at this time.
Hundreds of pedestrians are injured in motor vehicle accidents across Oklahoma each year. As the warmer weather approaches, we are seeing a major increase in the number of pedestrians out on our roadways.
Unfortunately, these individuals a serious risk of sustaining debilitating injuries should they be struck by a motor vehicle. When victims are injured in pedestrian accidents caused by negligent drivers, they often face excruciating pain while being forced to spend thousands of dollars on medical treatment. In some cases, victims can contact and Oklahoma pedestrian accident attorney to get restitution to help alleviate some of the financial burdens they face in the aftermath of their accidents.
Over the years, Oklahoma personal injury attorneys at McIntyre Law have helped thousands of victims get full and fair compensation to cover medical treatment, lost wages, and other damages incurred from their accidents. Our knowledgeable attorneys are dedicated to helping those harmed get the medical treatment they need to make a full recovery. Contact our law firm today at (405) 917-5250 to explore legal options available for 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. 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.