A woman is dead after crashing into a pole in midtown Tulsa on Tuesday afternoon near 31st and Joplin.
Kaylesha Houston was one of two cars speeding Tuesday afternoon. Houston was driving a Chevrolet Tahoe and another person was driving a red Dodge Charger east on 31st Street near Joplin Avenue at speeds of around 70 mph about 3:30 p.m. “Houston tried to change lanes and her Tahoe spun out of control, hitting the utility pole,” reports Tulsa Police Sgt. Will Dalsing.
The Oklahoma Highway Patrol reports two drivers died and another person was injured in a three-vehicle crash that occurred Wednesday along Hwy 3, about five miles north of Earlsboro in Pottawatomie County.
On Wednesday, August 11, just after 8a.m. emergency crews were called out to the crash.
The intersection is near Crows Farm Market and Fairview Baptist Church.
Investigators say a 1997 Ford F-150 pickup truck, driven by 44-year-old Jason Prine, was heading eastbound on Hwy 3 when the truck crossed the center line.
The accident occurred on Hwy 3, just west of Valleyview Road.
Oklahoma Highway Patrol says one is dead and another is in critical condition after a wreck in Creek County Friday, August 6.
OHP says it happened around 5:08 p.m. near Highway 33 and South 209th West Avenue in Sapulpa. The intersection near the Blue Bell Church.
They say three vehicles were driving in the westbound lanes when one slowed down to make a turn. The driver behind them slowed down but a third person driving a 1999 Peterbilt semi-truck did not. Troopers say the semi overtook the two cars in front, crushing them and killing one and sending another to the hospital. The semi driver, Charles Stuart, 44, of Glencoe, Oklahoma was not injured.
Around 8:25 a.m., emergency crews responded to a fatality collision on US-75 northbound at the intersection of 96th St North, about three miles west of Owasso, according to the accident report. This intersection includes DaVco Mechanical Contractors, Grace Baptist Church, and U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer.
The driver of a box truck recently fell asleep behind the wheel causing a horrific crash. The wreck is still under investigation, however the massive collision in Oklahoma County caused major damage and resulted in one fatality.
On Monday, June 14 at 1:00 p.m. Oklahoma Highway Patrol was called to the scene on westbound I-40 at Eastern Ave. Most drivers and passengers in the six-car pileup suffered only minor injuries, however, Alecia Buffington, 26, was rushed to OU Health in serious condition with head injuries. She was quickly rushed into surgery.
GAP Insurance stands for Guaranteed Asset Protection Insurance.
This is insurance that can be purchased at the time you buy an automobile. which provides you with protection in the event your vehicle is totaled out in an accident. It pays any additional difference that is owed between the actual cash value of the vehicle and the balance of your loan.
This is important coverage to consider when buying a vehicle since most vehicles depreciate in value faster than the loan is paid off. New cars lose value the moment they are driven off of the sales lot, 20-30% in the first year.
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), every year about 100,000 police-reported crashes involve drowsy driving.
This has resulted in more than 1,550 fatalities and 71,000 injuries per year.
to a 2018 study published in SLEEP magazine, not only are drowsy drivers facing
much higher crash risks than their well-rested counterparts, their risk is
comparable to drivers with a blood alcohol concentration of 1.5 times the legal
When you need to get somewhere but don’t want
to drive or take public transit, “taking an Uber” or “taking a Lyft” is
probably your go-to option.
Many people use ridesharing services to get where they need to go. About 36 percent of American adults say they used a ridesharing service at least once, as of 2018. That’s more than double the number of Americans who said the same in 2015.
However, there’s an area of ridesharing
services that seem vague and obscured: rideshare accidents.
How are drivers and passengers protected if an
accident occurs? Who’s at fault, or responsible for insurance coverage?
According to research conducted by AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, the prevalence of hit-and-run crashes in the U.S. has steadily increased since 2006. In 2016, there were 1,980 fatal hit-and-run crashes resulting in 2,049 fatalities. Of these, 1,398 crashes involved pedestrians and bicyclists.