Wrong-way crash with semi on I-40 near Elk City injures 1

Posted on Friday, March 24th, 2023 at 3:30 am    

BECKHAM CO., OK – A 22-year-old man went to the hospital after his vehicle collided with an 18-wheeler on the interstate near Elk City, reports KECO 96.5.

The incident happened just before 7 a.m. on I-40 east of Timber Creek Bridge Route 66 and between Sayre and Elk City.

The investigation so far indicates that  a westbound 2007 Chevy Cobalt veered into the eastbound lanes of I-40 and crashed head-on into a semi-truck.

The driver of the Chevy, identified as Jonahan E. Discus, went to the hospital with critical injuries.

The truck driver did not sustain injuries in 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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