Wrong-way collision on I-40NB near I-35 kills 1, injures 1

Posted on Tuesday, April 16th, 2024 at 3:23 am    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A 35-year-old woman died early Saturday morning in a wrong-way crash along the interstate in central Oklahoma City, reports KOCO News 5.

The incident happened around 4:05 a.m. on the northbound side of I-40 near I-35, which is just south of the James E. Stewart Golf Course.

Police say that a southbound 2011 Ford Mustang entered the northbound lanes of traffic and collided head-on with a northbound 2016 Kia Sorento.

The driver of the Kia died at the scene of the accident after their vehicle fell from the overpass. Medics identified the victim as Taundra Washington.

Medics transported the wrong-way driver 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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