Man Dies After Serious Vehicle Accident
Sapulpa, OK (December 7, 2018) A serious vehicle accident took place on 145th West Avenue in Sapulpa. The accident happened around 2:00 p.m. on December 1st. According to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol report, a vehicle headed southbound when it ran off the road and hit a tree for reasons unknown. A 57-year-old passenger named Benjamin Worley was trapped inside of the vehicle for an unknown amount of time before emergency crews arrived at the scene. They flew him to a Tulsa hospital with critical injuries. Unfortunately, he passed away two days later. The police are currently investigating the cause of the crash as well as the driver’s condition.
We send our condolences to Worley’s family as we understand how painful it is to lose a loved one. We wish them strength as they work through this devastating time.
Vehicle Accidents in Oklahoma
Studies show that around 1.3 million people lose their lives every year in the United States. Causes of vehicle accidents vary, but most of the time negligence plays a role in almost every crash. Some accidents are caused by a manufacturing issue or a dangerous object in the road. As of now, the police are investigating this crash to determine if any of these factors contributed to the driver striking a tree. They’re also checking to see if the driver was under the influence. Once the people finalize their report, Worley’s family may be able to file a wrongful death lawsuit.
At McGuire Law Firm, our top priority is helping clients receive compensation after suffering injuries, vehicle damages, or the loss of a loved one. We want to see injured victims and grieving families gain justice. If you or someone you know lost a loved one in a vehicle accident, call (405) 513-5658.