Driver Killed in Accident on I-35
Oklahoma City, OK, June 21, 2018 – On Thursday morning, one of the drivers involved in a fatal crash on the I-35 was killed. Officials say the accident happened in the northbound lanes near S.E. 29th. All northbound lanes were closed off while tow companies, ambulance, and police officers worked to clear the scene. Officials are still investigating the case. No other injuries have been confirmed at this time.
The cause of the accident is currently unknown.
Because car accidents are so common in this country, it’s important for drivers to be prepared in case they’re involved in one. Understanding the major causes for accidents could help prevent one in the future. The most common cause for an accident is being distracted while driving. Oklahoma Highway Safety Office states that in 2016, there were 6,670 car accidents in Oklahoma City caused by distracted drivers. The number continues to increase ever year.
Drivers get distracted for assorted reasons. The most common causes for distractions are: using a cellphone, driving under the influence, eating, talking to someone in the car, or falling asleep at the wheel.
The Oklahoma Highway Safety Office states that in 2016, 1,720 of those accidents were caused by drivers using their cellphones.
Here at the McGuire Law Firm, we specialize in defending clients who were involved in car accidents due to negligent driving. We understand that no matter the cause, car accidents can create major financial strains for families. We have over 30 years of experience gaining fair compensation for our clients. If you, or someone you love, has been involved in a car accident caused by negligence please call 888-352-0624.