Wrong-way crash on OK-9 near Tecumseh and Bethel Acres kills 2

Posted on Tuesday, February 20th, 2024 at 3:33 am    

POTTAWATOMIE CO., OK – A 44-year-old and a 19-year-old died Sunday after a wrong-way collision along the highway near Bethel Acres and Tecumseh, reports KFOR News 4.

The accident happened at night on OK-9 just south of Bethel Acres between OK-102 and US-177.

The investigation indicates that an eastbound 2003 Pontiac Grand Am entered the westbound lanes of traffic and collided head-on with a westbound 2010 Nissan Versa.

The driver of the Pontiac died after extrication and transport to a local hospital. Authorities identified her as Charlotte Zierke.

Medics worked to extricate the driver of the Nissan, identified as Juan Jeronimo, but he died at the scene of the accident.

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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