Collision on Highway 74
Logan County, OK (June 28, 2018) – On Thursday, at 5:15 a.m., a car crash took place on Highway 74 near County Road 75. Police reported that Suzanne Jewell, 62, was driving southbound when she crashed into a vehicle going northbound. Jewell died at the scene while the other driver was transported to the hospital, but later released. Police state that both drivers were wearing their seatbelts. More investigation will determine the cause of the collision; therefore, determining who was at fault.
Unfortunately, there are hundreds of thousands of crashes per year in the United States. Car accidents almost always occur due to distracted driving. Drivers get distracted for many reasons, such as: using a cell phone, conversing with other passengers, eating, and/or driving under the influence. Because an accident could occur at any moment, it’s important to be prepared. Getting as much information as possible, and determining who is at fault for an accident, will help injured victims win a personal injury lawsuit.
The first step when involved in an accident, is to call the police. The police will be able to assess the scene and provide a police report that could help the injured person’s future claim. Medical records are also a necessity when filing a claim. Making sure to collect the correct contact information and auto information is imperative. Getting information from witnesses is advised also.
At McGuire Law Firm, we’re well-aware of all the requirements necessary for legal evidence that our clients need when filing their lawsuits. We provide our clients with appropriate information so that we have as much evidence as possible for their cases. We believe our clients deserve to be compensated for any damages or losses. If you, or someone you know, was involved in an accident, please call 888-352-0624.