A driver’s failure to stop at a stop sign was listed as the cause of a three-car pileup in Southern Oklahoma earlier this week. According to state troopers, a 1999 Chevrolet driven by 31-year-old Charles Shannon went through a stop sign near Stratford, Oklahoma, resulting in a devastating collision that caused injury to himself and two other motorists. If you have been injured in a car accident in Oklahoma that you believe was caused by another person, contact our reputable attorneys at Atkins & Markoff for legal help. Our law firm is located in Oklahoma City, and our legal team has years of experience helping car accident victims throughout the state pursue financial compensation for their injuries and medical expenses.
OK DRIVER FAILS TO STOP AT STOP SIGN
An accident report filed by the Oklahoma Highway Patrol indicates that Shannon was initially traveling south on a county road, and as he was approaching state Highway 19, his vehicle failed to stop at a traffic sign. At the same time, 33-year-old Sunee Gibson was driving a 2011 Dodge SUV west on SH 19. As Shannon’s car traveled onto the highway, it struck Gibson’s SUV, sending it rolling into the path of a third vehicle, a pickup truck driven by 32-year-old Michael Soto, who was traveling east on SH 19 at the time of the collision. Soho’s truck went off the highway after being hit and struck a fence.
SERIOUS INJURIES RESULTING FROM OK CAR ACCIDENT
According to the police who responded to the collision, the accident took place at 4:39 p.m. on April 1, at a site approximately three miles west of Stratford. The most severe injury was believed to have been sustained by Michael Soto, who was airlifted to Oklahoma University Medical Center following the wreck. He was initially listed in serious condition with arm, trunk and internal injuries. Gibson was listed as stable after being transported by EMS to Pauls Valley General Hospital with head, trunk and internal injuries. Shannon was airlifted to Norman Regional Hospital, where he was also listed in stable condition with leg, head, trunk and internal injuries.
OUR EXPERIENCED ATTORNEYS CAN HELP
The official cause of the serious car accident in Oklahoma was Shannon’s “failure to stop at a stop sign” before traveling onto State Highway 19. If you have suffered injuries in an Oklahoma car accident, or if you lost a loved one in an accident allegedly caused by another person, consult our knowledgeable lawyers at Atkins & Markoff to discuss your legal options. You may have grounds to file a personal injury or wrongful death lawsuit against the person or party found at-fault in the accident, in order to seek fair and timely reimbursement for your injuries.