Driver Survives Deadly Oklahoma Auto Accident
Posted on behalf of Edwards Law Firm on Apr 23, 2015 in Auto Accidents
Earlier this month, a woman was hospitalized after a pickup truck collided with her vehicle on a highway in Muskogee County, Okla., according to KOCO.com.
The news website reported that the 42-year-old woman was driving on State Highway 16 when a Chevrolet Avalanche hit her Mercedes.
The site added that she suffered multiple injuries and was taken to a local hospital.
Her 24-year-old daughter was a passenger during the accident and died later from injuries, according to Muskogee Phoenix, a local newspaper.
TulsaWorld.com reported that there were two additional fatalities: the driver and passenger in the Chevrolet Avalanche that hit the Mercedes SUV.
[Captain Paul] Timmons [an official from the Oklahoma Highway Patrol] said preliminary indications are that a Chevrolet Avalanche went left of the center line for unknown reasons and pretty much hit
head-on with a Mercedes SUV, the news site added.
NewsOn6.com wrote that both vehicles caught fire after the collision.
Statistics from the Oklahoma Highway Safety Office show that in 2013, there were 18 fatal crashes in Muskogee County, the location of the accident involving the Chevrolet Avalanche and Mercedes.
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