Solo crash on Creek Tpk near Riverside kills 1 in Tulsa

Posted on Tuesday, May 23rd, 2023 at 2:05 am    

TULSA, OK – A 26-year-old man died Friday evening after his vehicle crashed along the turnpike in Tulsa, reports KRMG. 

The incident happened around 6 p.m. on the eastbound side of the Creek Turnpike at the exit for Riverside Parkway, which is just northwest of Jenks Middle School.

The investigation thus far indicates that for unknown reasons, the driver of a 2006 Ford Taurus lost control of his vehicle while attempting to follow a curve in the road, left the roadway, and crashed into a tree.

The driver died at the scene after being pinned in the wreckage for about two hours. Officials identified him as Randy Taylor.

Police think that both speed and wet conditions were factors in the collision.

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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