Semi rollover on I-44 near I-240 in OKC kills truck driver

Posted on Tuesday, July 11th, 2023 at 3:09 am    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A 29-year-old truck driver died on Sunday night after his 18-wheeler overturned along the interstate near OKC Community College.

According to KOCO News 5, the incident happened around 8:10 p.m. near the intersection of I-44 and I-240, which is just east of Will Rogers World Airport.

The investigation indicates that for unknown reasons, the truck driver lost control of his northbound 2006 Freightliner semitrailer and overturned. The force of the wreck threw the driver from the truck, and he died at the scene.

Authorities identified the victim as Seth Hoover.

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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