Wrong-way crash on OK-18 near E 1070 Rd in Meeker kills 2

Posted on Friday, February 9th, 2024 at 2:12 am    

MEEKER, OK – Two men died Thursday morning after a wrong-way collision along State Highway 18 in south-central Lincoln County, reports KOCO News 5. 

The incident happened around 6:40 a.m. near the intersection with East 1070 Road, or Belmont Road, which is on the south side of Meeker.

The investigation indicates that a southbound 2015 Nissan Frontier veered into the northbound lanes and collided head-on with a 2009 Toyota Corolla, killing the latter driver at the scene. Authorities identified him as 41-year-old Caleb J. Barbour

The driver of the Frontier, identified as 56-year-old Scott M. Howe, died after transport to a local hospital.

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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