Have you been injured in a car accident?

Our Car Accident Help site is designed to be a one-stop source for anyone who has suffered personal injuries in a car crash. It is also a helpful resource for someone whose loved one has been injured in an Oklahoma car crash. Speak to one of our representatives at (405) 285-4357 if you have any questions, or fill out our form to get your free, instant, no obligation accident analysis. We have Oklahoma car accident attorneys on staff who know the law and can defend your rights.

blog Car Accident Injury Oklahoma City Police Chase Causes Injuries

Oklahoma City Police Chase Causes Injuries

By Car Accident Help on August 26, 2013

Four people were injured in an Oklahoma crash involving a drunk driver evading police in a stolen car. According to a News OK news report, the police chase and car accident occurred in southwest Oklahoma City. Officials say the driver of a stolen car crashed into a vehicle injuring three people. The driver continued on and crashed into another vehicle near SW 104 and Western Avenue. None of the injuries were life threatening. The driver has been charged with driving under the influence (DUI) and unauthorized use of a motor vehicle.

The consequences of drunk driving can be catastrophic or even fatal. According to Oklahoma Statute 47-67-761: “Any person who operates a motor vehicle while his ability to operate such motor vehicle is impaired by the consumption of alcohol, or any other substance, other than alcohol, which is capable of being ingested, inhaled, injected or absorbed into the human body and is capable of adversely affecting the central nervous system, vision, hearing or other sensory or motor functions,” is driving under the influence.

Intoxicated drivers in Oklahoma City can be held accountable for the damages they cause. It is important to remember, however, that a criminal conviction for DUI will not automatically result in financial compensation for the victim and the victim’s family. Anyone who has been injured by a drunk or negligent driver must file a claim to receive the support they need. If a negligent driver has injured you, financial support may be available for your:

  • Medical bills: All past and future medical expenses related to the accident.
  • Lost wages: If you had to miss work because of a serious injury, your lost wages should be included in your claim. Additional support should be available if you are unable to return to work or unable to sustain your earning potential.
  • Pain and suffering: Compensation may also be sought for non-economic damages such as pain and suffering and emotional distress.

The experienced car accident attorneys at Maples Law Firm know how to hold drunk drivers liable for the damages they cause. If you or a loved one have been injured in a car accident in Oklahoma City, please contact us at (888) 226-6159 for a free and comprehensive consultation.

Related Articles:

Posted in: Car Accident Injury


Recent Posts

Don’t Wreck Twice

You’ve Already Wrecked Your Car, Now DON’T Wreck Your Case! Get your FREE instant download to learn EXACTLY what you need to do so that you don’t wreck twice!

Download Now

Don’t Wreck Twice

You’ve Already Wrecked Your Car, Now DON’T Wreck Your Case! Get your FREE instant download to learn EXACTLY what you need to do so that you don’t wreck twice!
Download Now

Car Accident Help
15401 N. May Avenue
Suite 900
Edmond, OK 73013
Call: (405)-285-4357

Copyright © 2022 Car Accident Help - All Rights Reserved.

Disclaimer: This web site is designed to provide educational information. The information contained in this web site is not intended to offer legal advice. Information contained in this web site is not intended to create an attorney-client relationship, nor does it constitute legal advice, to any person reviewing such information. No electronic communication with Car Accident Help, or any employees thereof, will generate an attorney client relationship, nor will it be considered an attorney-client privileged communication. Any reference in this web site to past results for clients obtained by Car Accident Help, including reference to the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, does not guarantee that similar outcomes will be achieved for future cases. Each case is different, and must be evaluated and handled based on its individual attributes and merits.

Disclaimer | Blog Sitemap | Website Design, SEO and Legal Marketing by: SLS Consulting

Sponsored by:

About the Author

Attorney L. Ray Maples II wrote Don't Wreck Twice with the intent of offering guidance and information to vehicle wreck victims. The book provides answers to some of the most important and frequently asked questions following an Oklahoma vehicle collision, which will be an invaluable resource to those involved in auto accidents.