Train hits car 880 Rd and Hwy 81 in Okarche, hurting 2

Posted on Thursday, August 17th, 2023 at 9:39 pm    

OKARCHE, OK – Two people sustained injuries when a train struck a car at an intersection in north Okarche on Wednesday.

According to News 9, the incident happened in the evening at the intersection of 880 Road and Highway 81, which is just northeast of Okarche Car Wash and Laundry.

The circumstances of the accident aren’t yet clear, but police say two people were hospitalized following the collision with undisclosed injuries.

Per officials, the crash blocked the crossing at the intersection but did not derail the train.

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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