Driver rescued after vehicle crashes into sinkhole in NE Oklahoma City

Posted on Wednesday, January 11th, 2023 at 6:45 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — Fire crews responded to Oklahoma City’s John F. Kennedy area Wednesday morning after a vehicle crashed into a sinkhole, according to KOCO.

Officials with the Oklahoma City Fire Department said the accident occurred in the area of Northeast 4th Street and Martin Luther King Avenue at about 7:00 a.m.

Few details have been shared, but a water main break appeared to have caused a sinkhole near the intersection. According to authorities, the driver was able to climb up onto the vehicle’s roof before they were rescued by fire crews.

No injuries have been reported at this time.

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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