Two hurt when car collides with horse on US-70 near Fort Towson

Posted on Tuesday, December 5th, 2023 at 5:33 am    

CHOCTAW CO., OK – An adult driver and a teen passenger went to the hospital Sunday after their vehicle struck a horse on the highway in eastern Choctaw County.

According to OKC Fox 25, the incident happened around 1:50 a.m. on the westbound side US-70 between Fort Towson and Swink.

Police say the victims’ westbound Toyota Corolla left the roadway and crashed after colliding with the horse. The driver, identified as 32-year-old Cassie Tisho, became entrapped in the vehicle and required extrication.

Authorities have not yet commented on the severity of the victims’ injuries.

Two other passengers, a 36-year-old man and a 4-year-old child, did not require hospitalization.

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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