Pedestrian killed in hit-and-run collision at Portland and SW 38th

Posted on Thursday, October 12th, 2023 at 6:20 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – One person died Thursday morning in southwest Oklahoma City when a vehicle struck them at a busy intersection before fleeing the scene.

The crash happened before 7 a.m. just west of Adams Elementary School and I-44 at the intersection of South Portland Avenue and SW 38th Street.

Police have not yet released any details about the victim, nor have they provided a description of the hit-and-run vehicle.

A full investigation is underway, and our team of writers will post additional updates to the blog when we learn more about the victim’s identity or the circumstances of the accident.

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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