2-vehicle crash involving semi kills 1, hurts 1 near Sulphur

Posted on Wednesday, March 29th, 2023 at 2:17 am    

MURRAY CO., OK – A 33-year-old man died, and a 44-year-old man was hospitalized after a car and semi-truck collided along the highway in Sulphur, reports The Ada News.

The incident happened just after 12:30 p.m. on Monday on US-177 just north of Sulphur.

Police say a southbound 2011 Toyota Camry veered into the northbound lane of US-177 and collided with a northbound 18-wheeler.

The force of the crash caused the semi-truck to leave the roadway catch fire after striking a fence.

The driver of the Toyota, identified as Joshua Richardson, died after transport to a local hospital.

Medics airlifted the truck driver, identified as Marion Hopkins, to OU Medical Center with internal injuries.

A full investigation is underway.

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 trucking 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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