According to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, a crash in Meeker on Monday, August 31, took the life of a passenger in a vehicle that left the road and wrecked. The accident occurred at approximately 2 o’clock in the morning.
Vehicle Rolls Over
According to troopers, a car with two occupants was westbound on 1060 Road, west of 3336 Road, when the vehicle veered to the right for unknown reasons. It then left the roadway, hit a ditch and rolled over.
Passenger Does Not Survive
A 25-year-old male passenger was not wearing a seat belt, and the upended vehicle reportedly trapped him. Authorities pronounced him dead at the scene of the crash, according to News OK.
The 28-year-old female motorist is from McLoud, according to authorities. She was not wearing a seat belt either, although there was no initial report regarding any injuries that she may have suffered.
Although the investigation into this fatal wreck is ongoing, survivors of those killed in traffic accidents due to negligent conduct do often have recourse in Oklahoma’s civil court system. It is often possible to seek monetary damages for loss of companionship, pain-and-suffering and burial expenses.
If you or someone who you know is a victim in a crash, it is possible to discuss the matter with a wrongful death lawyer focused on relevant aspects of personal injury law. Our firm offers this initial consultation without any cost or obligation. We fight the insurance companies to get our clients the full compensation that they deserve. To learn more, please contact us.