4 teens arrested after pursuit, injury crash in NW Oklahoma City

Posted on Tuesday, November 8th, 2022 at 5:57 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — Four teenagers were taken into custody Saturday after a high-speed pursuit and crash in northwest Oklahoma City, reports News9.

Oklahoma City Police said the wreck occurred on the Northwest Expressway near North Portland Avenue.

According to authorities, the events unfolded in the area of Wilshire Boulevard and Lyrewood Lane, where a patrol officer spotted a stolen truck leaving a parking lot. As officers tried to pull the driver over, the vehicle fled, prompting an initial pursuit. As the fleeing vehicle reached speeds exceeding 100 miles per hour, however, officers decided to terminate the chase. A short time later, the vehicle crashed.

The OCPD said one other vehicle was impacted by the crash, causing undisclosed injuries to its driver.

All four occupants of the causing vehicle fled on foot, but were later apprehended. After being taken to a hospital to be evaluated for injuries, all four were booked into Oklahoma County Juvenile Detention Center.

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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