When you're in a serious collision, you may hit your head on a window, the steering wheel or debris. You might not hit anything directly but still suffer a jarring impact from whipping your head from side to side or forward and back.
Breaking one or more bones is one of the most common injuries suffered in Oklahoma motor vehicle accidents. Despite the pain and the downtime victims experience after fractures, most of them believe it is a simple matter to recover from such injuries. However, some bone fractures are much more complicated and require a long time to heal properly.
A truck driver faces with two counts of first-degree manslaughter, more than three months after a boulder tumbled from a truck he was driving and smashed into a car, killing two elderly women.
A 26-year-old Tulsa man was seriously injured in a crash with a FedEx truck on the evening of June 20. Officers with the Oklahoma Highway Patrol (OHP) were summoned to the crash scene, located near where Interstate 44 and 129th East Avenue intersect, just after 6:41 p.m.
It's summer -- the carefree time of the year for our kids. There are visits with friends, pool parties and concerts. But when teens ride together with a teen driver behind the wheel, the accident risk goes up in Oklahoma and throughout the United States.