Osage County, OK (January 15, 2023) – A 48-year-old man has died as a result of a truck crash that occurred in Osage County on Thursday afternoon. On January 12, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol responded to a crash that took place on County Road 2130.
At around 3 p.m., a head-on collision between a tractor-trailer and a 2009 Ford F350 pickup truck took place on County Road 2130 just west of Avant.
The incident prompted authorities to close off the roadway in both directions as they worked to clear the scene.
The driver of the Ford, 48-year-old Bradley Prather, was fatally injured in the crash. He was pronounced deceased at the scene by responding officers due to his injuries.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
We offer our condolences to the family and Bradley Prather at this time.
Fatal Truck Accidents in Texas
A truck accident can have an overwhelming impact on the lives of those involved. Unfortunately, countless accidents occur every year in the state of Oklahoma that leave victims with life-changing injuries. Common injuries reported in these accidents include:
- Trauma to the spine.
- Trauma to the head.
- Severe compound fractures.
- Internal organ damage.
- Severe cuts and lacerations.
- Severe burn injuries.
These and other serious injuries often force victims into local hospitals where they have to go through extensive medical care. Many victims have to take extended time off work to recover. Given the size and shape of these vehicles, many victims are left permanently disabled as a result of this accident. In many cases, victims also end up passing away as a result of the injuries that they face.
If you have lost a loved one due to a fatal truck accident, you may have legal options that can help you move forward. Reaching out to an Oklahoma wrongful death lawyer can help to ensure you have the best chance of getting justice after being harmed.
A wrongful death lawyer will be able to conduct an investigation into the accident and gather strong evidence on your behalf. They will take all of the legal work off your shoulders so you can focus on your family and move forward. Not only will your attorney fight to protect your legal rights, but they will also advocate to ensure your family’s best interest is protected.
At Goudarzi & Young, our experienced attorneys understand the complexities of personal injury claims surrounding truck and commercial vehicle accidents and will work diligently to ensure that your rights are protected and that you get the justice and compensation you deserve. Call our Oklahoma truck accident lawyers today for a free consultation at 800-256-5169, so we can start working on getting justice for your accident.
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