Grainola, OK (December 24, 2022) – A truck accident in Grainola left one man severely injured. On December 23, emergency crews responded to the scene of an accident that took place on County Road 4730.
According to reports, at around 2:55 p.m., 60-year-old Mark Spears was driving a 2015 Peterbilt trash truck east on County Road 4730. As he passed through the intersection of County Road 4685, he lost control of his vehicle. As a result, the vehicle became involved in a collision.
Spears suffered injuries in the accident. He was airlifted to St. Francis Hospital in Tulsa, Oklahoma, for emergency care.
A 26-year-old man involved in the accident, identified as Charles Robbins, suffered severe injuries. He was transported to Ponca City Hospital. He was on airlifted to St. Francis Hospital in Tulsa, Oklahoma, where he was admitted for emergency treatment.
The incident remains under investigation.
We hope Mark Spears and Charles Robbins recover quickly following this crash.
Truck Accidents in Oklahoma
Truck accidents leave countless people injured in the state of Oklahoma every year. There are many cases where people are involved in accidents due to negligence. In fact, many Oklahoma truck accidents are caused by drivers losing control of their vehicles. This can happen for a number of reasons, including speeding, tailgating, and distracted driving. When a driver loses control of their truck, it can cause serious damage to property and even loss of life.
Tailgating is one of the most common causes of truck accidents. When a driver is tailgating another vehicle, they are not leaving enough space between their own vehicle and the one in front of them. This leaves them with little time to react if the other vehicle suddenly slows down or stops.
Speeding is another major cause of truck accidents. Truck drivers are often under pressure to meet delivery deadlines, which can lead them to take risks on the road. Speeding makes it harder for a driver to control their vehicle and increases the chances of an accident occurring.
Distracted driving is also a leading cause of truck accidents. Truck drivers often have to deal with a lot of paperwork and make numerous phone calls while on the road. This can take their attention away from driving, and increase the risk of an accident happening.
If you’ve been hurt as a result of a truck accident, a Grainola truck accident lawyer can help you seek financial compensation for the damages that you face.
For anyone hurt in a truck accident, it can be difficult to know where to turn. Here at Goudarzi & Young, we have decades of experience in Oklahoma personal injury law and are committed to helping our clients secure the justice they deserve. Since 1997, our team has grown from a small local firm to a prominent and well-established proven team of effective and aggressive personal injury lawyers that are dedicated to helping our clients. If you have been injured by a trucking accident, please reach out today for your free consultation at 800-256-5169 and see what we may be able to do for you.
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