Grass fire causes multi-vehicle crash on I-44 in Chickasha, killing 3

Posted on Friday, December 8th, 2023 at 3:12 am    

CHICKASHA, OK – Three people died on Thursday afternoon following a major multi-vehicle collision along the interstate in Chickasha, reports KFOR News 4. 

The incident happened in the early afternoon along the H.E. Bailey Turnpike at mile marker 76, which is on the southwest outskirts of the city.

Officials say a grass fire may have caused the collision. Photos taken at the scene indicate that at least four vehicles were involved, all of which sustained substantial damage.

Three people died in the crash, and there may have been additional injuries. Authorities have not yet identified the victims.

All lanes of I-44 in the vicinity of the wreck were closed for a period of time while crews investigated and worked to clear the scene.

The investigation is ongoing.

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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