Crash involving 2 semis on OK-351 near Muskogee kills 1, injures 1
Posted on Tuesday, October 10th, 2023 at 1:33 pm
MUSKOGEE, OK – A 45-year-old truck driver died on Monday near Muskogee after his semi collided with another 18-wheeler along the highway, reports KTUL News 8.
The incident happened on the Muskogee Turnpike, or OK-351, just before 9 a.m. This is just north of the Arkansas River and the Muskogee War Memorial Park.
The circumstances of the accident are still under investigation. Officials pronounced the driver of a 2020 Kenworth as deceased at the scene. They identified him as Brandon Thomas.
The other truck driver, who has not yet been identified by authorities, went to the hospital with non-critical injuries. He was driving a 1995 Freightliner at the time of the accident.
A full investigation of the accident is underway. Our team of news bloggers will keep apprised of the story and report back when we learn more about the cause of the 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.