Crash on 161st W Ave near Lake Sahoma kills 3 teens

Posted on Friday, March 10th, 2023 at 10:35 pm    

SAPULPA, OK – A 17-year-old girl and two 15-year-old boys died Wednesday afternoon when their vehicle crashed along a roadway in Sapulpa, reports KFOR News.

The incident happened around 3:40 p.m. on South 161st West Avenue near Lake Sahoma, which is southwest of Tulsa.

It’s still unclear what caused the 2013 Ford Focus to crash. Police say the 16-year-old male driver became pinned beneath the vehicle. Medics extricated him and transported him to the hospital with injuries to the head and torso.

The other three teen occupants were thrown from the car during the collision and died at the scene.

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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