1 arrested after Edmond hit-and-run, pursuit leads to second crash

Posted on Tuesday, December 20th, 2022 at 8:54 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — One person was taken into custody Monday after a hit-and-run crash in Edmond and a police chase led to a second wreck, reports KOCO.

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol said the events first unfolded when the suspect was involved in a hit-and-run collision near Interstate 35 and East 15h Street.

According to authorities, the victim driver following the suspect vehicle following that crash and assisted OHP in locating the fleeing vehicle. OHP later spotted the car on the John Kilpatrick Turnpike, prompting a pursuit which ended in a crash.

At this time, no details regarding the circumstances of either wreck have been shared, and no injuries have been confirmed.

The hit-and-run suspect was arrested following the second collision.

This information is presented as a way to help keep our community safer and is not meant to be taken as legal advice. However, the Oklahoma car accident attorneys at the Abel Law Firm have helped clients secure financial compensation for their medical bills, lost wages, and other expenses. If you or someone you love has been injured in an accident involving another vehicle, contact us today for a free consultation.

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