Driver arrested in crash that hurt 2 OKC first responders

Posted on Monday, February 27th, 2023 at 9:40 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Police arrested an alleged drunk driver who caused a crash that injured a firefighter and an EMS first responder on Sunday, reports Fox 25.

The incident happened in the morning near the intersection of Northwest Expressway and Belle Isle Boulevard, which is just east of Penn Square Mall.

The investigation indicates that the firefighter and EMS worker were standing in the roadway after responding to an earlier crash. An alleged DUI driver collided with a parked vehicle, causing the parked vehicle to strike the firefighter and EMS worker.

Medics transported both the firefighter and the EMS first responder to the hospital. The extent of their injuries is unknown.

Police arrested the suspected DUI driver. 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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