Child Dead and Several Injured in Fatal Injury Crash
Marland, OK (November 24, 2018) On the evening of November 22nd, a fatal injury crash took place on US 177 and Badlands Road. Officials reported that around 5:00 p.m., two vehicles collided on the highway for reasons unknown at this time. When emergency crews arrived at the scene to offer their assistance, they found that a 3-year-old suffered fatal injuries. They transported the 3-year-old’s mother to OU Medical Center via AirEvac for head, trunk internal, trunk external, and leg injuries. The driver and passenger in the other vehicle also suffered injuries and were transported to the Ponta City ER. The police are investigating the accident to figure out what caused the crash.
Vehicle Accidents in Oklahoma
Vehicle accidents almost always produce devastating results for all parties involved. It’s always unfortunate whenever drivers or passengers suffer injuries, especially if they’re fatal. The most common cause of the majority of vehicle accidents is some form of negligent driving, which consists of using a cell phone to text, program a GPS, scroll through music, or watch videos. Other forms of negligent behavior include speeding, driving under the influence, and falling asleep at the wheel. Depending on who is liable for this accident, it’s likely that personal injury lawsuits as well as a wrongful death lawsuit could be filed. It’s so sad that the life of a child was lost in this collision.
At McGuire Law Firm, we do everything we can to help our clients with each step of the legal process. We understand how overwhelming vehicle accidents can be for our clients and their loved ones. We believe our clients should be fairly compensated for their personal injuries and more. If you, or someone you love, received injuries in a vehicle accident, call (405) 513-5658.