Afton, OK (January 3, 2023) – A truck accident reported in Afton, Oklahoma, left a young male injured. On January 2, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol responded to the scene of a semi-truck collision that took place on County Road EW 150.
According to authorities, 43-year-old Scott Heronemus was driving a semi-truck on County Road EW 150 when he lost control of his vehicle while making a turn. As a result, he became involved in a collision.
A 9-year-old child involved in the accident became pinned inside a vehicle. The child had to be extricated by firefighters.
The young child suffered injuries to the head and had to be rushed to Joplin hospital for emergency medical care.
At this time, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol is investigating the crash.
We hope the child is able to recover quickly following this accident.
Truck Accidents in Oklahoma
Truck accidents are often devastating for those involved. Unfortunately, when young children are involved in these types of accidents, they are often left with more severe injuries. Truck accidents can be incredibly dangerous and often result in more serious injuries for several reasons.
First, trucks are typically much larger and heavier than cars, so the impact of a collision is usually greater. Second, because trucks carry goods or materials, they may be carrying hazardous materials that can leak or spill in the event of an accident, posing a risk to both the truck driver and anyone nearby. Finally, truck accidents often occur on busy highways or roads, which can result in severe traffic jams and delays. This can severely hinder the ability of first responders to make it to the scene of the accident in time to quickly render aid.
If you have been involved in a truck accident, it is important that you seek legal guidance right away. An Afton personal injury lawyer will be able to help you pursue legal action against the person who is responsible. This type of claim can help you recover compensation to alleviate your medical expenses, long-term care costs, and more.
If you have been injured in a truck accident, it is important to seek legal advice as soon as possible. At Goudarzi & Young, we are dedicated to helping those who have suffered because of negligence on the road and providing them with an experienced yet compassionate legal team that will fight for their rights. With decades of experience and a proven track record of success, our fearless legal advocates can help guide you through this difficult time. For more information or for a free consultation about your specific case, call our Afton truck accident lawyers today at 800-256-5169.
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