Man killed in I-40 collision near Oklahoma City

Posted on Thursday, August 13th, 2020 at 2:53 am    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Officials with the Oklahoma Highway Patrol have reported one fatality as the result of an early morning collision near Interstate 40 Wednesday.

According to News 9, the accident occurred at about 1 a.m. along I-40 near the Morgan Road exit. Police Say Kallan Smith, 25, was killed after being ejected from his vehicle following a collision with a barrier wall. Emergency responders found Smith nearly 20 feet from the impact site.

Officials believe the incident may have been a result of the victim driving while under the influence of alcohol. The official cause of the crash is still under investigation.

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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