Tulsa, Oklahoma (December 11, 2017): A man was rescued from his burning vehicle by passersby after a single-vehicle car crash around 11:00 pm Thursday night, December 7, 2017. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol was dispatched to investigate the incident and reports that the unidentified 52-year-old driver was traveling westbound in a Ford pickup truck when he swerved to avoid a deer near the intersection of 66 Street North and Lewis Avenue, causing the vehicle to roll onto a fence and catch on fire.
Other motorists passing the accident scene stopped to rescue the man, who was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash, from the burning vehicle. Emergency medical responders that were dispatched to the scene transported the man to a nearby hospital for treatment of injuries to his leg and internal organs. No updates as to his condition have been provided at this time.
The McGuire Law Firm offers our thoughts and prayers that the victim of this terrible crash is able to make a swift and complete recovery. We would also like to thank the thoughtful and selfless motorists who stopped to rescue this individual from an even more horrific fate. While some motor vehicle accidents may be inevitable, motorists showing concern for their fellow travelers can go a long way in preventing future tragedies.
If you or your loved ones have been injured in a motor vehicle accident, the attorneys at the McGuire Law Firm may be able to help you access the remedies that are available under the laws of Oklahoma. Call 800-648-5198 to speak with one of our experienced motor vehicle accident attorneys about your case and learn more about the legal remedies that may be available to you.