Pedestrian struck, killed by vehicle on Riverside Pkwy near River Spirit Casino

Posted on Thursday, December 21st, 2023 at 11:57 pm    

TULSA, OK – A pedestrian died last Friday night after a vehicle struck him while he crossed a busy Tulsa roadway to get to a casino, reports KJRH News 2.

The incident happened around 7:30 p.m. near the intersection of East 82nd Street and Riverside Parkway, which is just east of the River Spirit Casino Resort.

Medics transported the man to a local hospital where he died from injuries sustained in the collision. Authorities have not yet released the name of the victim.

Police say that the driver involved in the accident stopped to render aid and speak with authorities.

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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