Two adults and four children were injured last week in a rollover accident that took place in Harrah, Oklahoma. Although no one was killed in the devastating collision, the accident brings attention to the importance of practicing safe driving techniques when traveling on Oklahoma roadways. If you have suffered injuries in a rollover accident or …
Two adults and four children were injured last week in a rollover accident that took place in Harrah, Oklahoma. Although no one was killed in the devastating collision, the accident brings attention to the importance of practicing safe driving techniques when traveling on Oklahoma roadways. If you have suffered injuries in a rollover accident or another type of accident in Oklahoma, contact our knowledgeable attorneys at Oklahoma Legal Center for legal help. Our law firm is located in Oklahoma City, and our lawyers have years of experience protecting the legal rights of car accident victims throughout the state. With our legal team on your side, you can protect yourself from further harm and seek fair and timely reimbursement for your injuries.
Victims of Rollover Accident Hospitalized
According to Oklahoma police, a Dodge pickup was traveling east and collided with a Chevy Tahoe traveling north at the intersection of Northeast 23rd Street and Luther Road. The Tahoe rolled over and a 12-year-old passenger was ejected from the vehicle. Authorities reported that the boy was conscious and alert as he was airlifted to Oklahoma University Medical Center via helicopter. The 12-year-old’s mother, as well as three other children in the car, ages 4-12, also suffered injuries in the rollover accident. They, along with the driver of the pickup truck, were taken to area hospitals for treatment.
Rollover Accident Causes and Injuries
There are a number of factors that can lead to a rollover accident, including mechanical failure, reckless driving, defective design, drunk driving, negligence and more. Regardless of the cause, however, the injuries resulting from a rollover accident are typically severe, particularly in SUVs, which have roofs, windshields and side windows that are easily collapsible. Common injuries resulting from a rollover accident in Oklahoma include the following:
- Head injury
- Traumatic brain injury
- Spinal cord injury
- Loss of limbs
- Broken bones
Consult Our Knowledgeable Attorneys Today
Rollover accidents in Oklahoma can be devastating, particularly if the resulting injuries are fatal. If you have been injured in a rollover accident in Oklahoma, or if you lost a loved one in a fatal accident, consult our reputable lawyers at Oklahoma Legal Center to discuss your legal options. You may have grounds to file a personal injury or wrongful death lawsuit against the person or party found at-fault in the rollover accident, in order to pursue financial compensation for your losses.