Semi-crash along icy roadways near downtown OKC kills trucker

Posted on Tuesday, December 5th, 2023 at 5:53 am    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A 29-year-old truck driver died last Sunday morning after crashing along the interstate and into the river near downtown Oklahoma City, reports KTUL 8.

The incident happened around 1:00 a.m. on the westbound side of I-40 near the junction with I-35, which is just north of the Oklahoma River and south of the Greyhound Bus Station.

Police say the trucker lost control of his 2020 Freightliner and rolled into the river after crashing through a barrier on the side of the interstate.

The driver died at the scene of the accident. Authorities identified him as Mandeep Sran.

Officials say the driver’s speed and the icy road conditions were the primary causes of the crash.

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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