Drunk driver strikes, injures Tulsa man on Hwy 169 in Talala

Posted on Friday, June 23rd, 2023 at 8:04 pm    

TALALA, OK – A man had his leg amputated last weekend after he was struck and seriously injured along a highway in northwest Rogers County, reports KOCO News 5. 

The incident happened around 1 a.m. Sunday along Highway 169, which runs from north to south in Talala.

The investigation indicates that a drunk driver struck the victim and dragged him along the road. The victim had been aiding police with a situation involving a stalled car and downed power lines.

Medics transported the victim, identified as Kevin Humphrey, to a local hospital, where he is now recovering after surgery.

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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