Solo crash on OK-3 in McCurtain County kills 1, seriously injures 2

Posted on Tuesday, November 28th, 2023 at 4:00 am    

MCCURTAIN CO., OK – An 87-year-old man died on Friday, and two others were hospitalized after a solo collision along the highway in southern McCurtain County.

The incident happened around 3:30 p.m. along OK-3 near Idabel.

Police say that for unknown reasons, the 71-year-old female driver left the highway and collided with an electric pole.

A passenger in the vehicle, identified as Bert Lue Smith, died at the scene from internal injuries.

Medics transported the driver and a second passenger to the hospital with serious injuries.

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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