Durant, OK (January 2, 2023) – Several vehicles were involved in a truck accident in Durant that left at least one person injured. On December 29, the police and firefighters were called to the scene of an accident on North 1st Avenue.
At around 6:10 p.m., officials were notified that multiple vehicles collided on North 1st Avenue in the area of West Mulberry Street. A total of three vehicles were involved in the accident. A truck involved in the accident ran off the roadway and crashed into a building.
Police and firefighters rushed to the scene of the accident and secure the area.
Medics were called to the scene to care for injured victims. Air ambulance was put on standby for transportation. Those who required further care were transported to local hospitals. However, the method of transportation is unknown.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
We hope the injured victims recover quickly following this crash.
Truck Accidents in Oklahoma
Every year, countless people are left with serious theories as a result of truck accidents in our state. In many cases, these truck accidents are preventable. The majority of these accidents take place as a result of drivers who are impaired by drugs or alcohol, speeding, or distracted. Drowsy driving is another leading cause of truck accidents that take place in our state.
Truck accidents are likely to cause severe injuries to those involved. We see many people suffer similar injuries and truck accidents. Some of the leading injuries reported in these devastating collisions include:
- Spinal cord injuries: Spinal cord injuries can be incredibly devastating. Unfortunately, we see many people with these debilitating injuries. Depending on the type of injury, a victim may experience paralysis that is either permanent or temporary.
- Broken bones: Broken bones are one of the most common injuries found in truck accidents. People often suffer broken legs, arms, hands, or feet as a result of these accidents. However, we have also seen many cases where people suffered broken ribs and other bones.
- Internal organ injuries: injuries to the lungs, spleen, kidneys and other internal organs are incredibly common during truck accidents. These injuries can be life-threatening if they are not addressed immediately.
If you were injured in a truck crash, it is important to make sure your legal rights are protected. At Goudarzi & Young, our experienced truck accident lawyers understand the complexities of truck accident cases, and we have proven our dedication to helping clients by securing the largest verdict in American history for a client who was hurt in a truck crash. Schedule your free consultation today by calling us at 800-256-5169 so that we can discuss how to get the compensation you deserve for your injuries.
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Disclaimer: The information provided in this post is not intended to be legal or medical advice. If you are injured in an accident, seek medical attention immediately, then speak to a lawyer as soon as possible. The photograph used in this post is not representative of this accident. This post is not a solicitation for business.