2-vehicle crash involving semi kills 1 near Drumright

Posted on Thursday, June 29th, 2023 at 11:15 pm    

CREEK CO., OK – The 19-year-old driver of a pickup truck died on Thursday after his vehicle collided with an 18-wheeler on a state highway near Drumright.

According to KOCO News 5, the incident happened around 6:50 a.m. on OK-33 east of Drumright, which is in northwestern Creek County.

The investigation thus far indicates that a westbound 2007 Dodge Ram veered into the eastbound lane of OK-33 and crashed into a 2018 Kenworth semi-truck.

The driver of the Dodge, identified as Jake Snell, died after being pinned at the scene of the accident and extricated.

Medics transported the driver of the tractor-trailer to an area hospital with non-critical 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 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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