2-car crash in Thackerville kills pregnant woman, injures 4 others

Posted on Tuesday, October 24th, 2023 at 11:03 pm    

THACKERVILLE, OK – A pregnant woman died, and four other people went to the hospital Sunday after two cars collided along the highway in Thackerville.

According to KFOR News 4, the incident occurred around 3 p.m. near the intersection of Highway 77 and Rogers Road, which is not far from the Oklahoma and Texas border, just northwest of the WinStar World Casino and Resort.

Police haven’t shared any details about the cause or circumstances of the accident. They identified the victim as 28-year-old Karen L. Vanegas-Celis.

Four others sustained injuries in the crash. Medics airlifted a 17-year-old to the hospital with critical injuries, while a 6-year-old went to the hospital in stable condition. Two adults went to the hospital with arm injuries.

A full investigation is underway, and our team of news bloggers will circle back if and when we learn more about the cause of the accident.

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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