Police respond to fatal crash on IDL

Posted on Friday, October 29th, 2021 at 2:17 pm    

TULSA, OK – A semi-truck driver fatally collided with a male pedestrian Tuesday, Fox 23 reports.

The pedestrian was driving along the IDL Tuesday night when he crashed into a concrete barrier around 11:15 p.m. He then exited his vehicle and attempted to cross U.S. 412 on foot when the semi-truck hit him.

Emergency crews transported the victim to an areas hospital, where they later died.

Following the collision, the truck driver remained at the accident scene and cooperated with the police.

Authorities have not yet released the name of the victim.

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 pedistrian 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 a vehicle while walking in Tulsa area, contact us today for a free consultation.

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