A recent accident at the interchange of Highway 75 took the life of one in what was said to be an alcohol-related crash. The driver was traveling at accelerated speeds when he lost control of the car after missing the curve before the bridge.
The driver was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the accident and was ejected from the car.
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At Graves McLain, we would like to remind all drivers to never get behind the wheel after drinking any amount of alcohol. No one else was injured in this accident, but unfortunately, that is not always the case.
Here are some important safety tips to remember before getting behind the wheel:
- Have an alternative plan in place – if you are out and begin to drink and do not have a designated driver in place make sure to utilize the multiple car services available including Lyft, Uber or cab service.
- Plan ahead – if you are going out for the night it is important to make sure you have a designated driver established before leaving.
- Always wear a seatbelt – regardless if you are the driver or passenger in a car you should always wear a seatbelt – they can save your life!
- Know how to spot a drunk driver – if you see a car driving erratically, swerving, not using proper signals or any other type of suspicious behavior immediately call 911 and report the vehicle.
If you or a loved one is seriously injured in an accident involving a drunk driver, call Graves McLain immediately at 918-359-6600 to speak with an experienced Oklahoma Car Accident attorney absolutely FREE.
When you call Graves McLain, we will investigate every detail of your accident and fight hard to ensure that your rights are protected. You will never pay an attorney’s fee upfront, and you owe us nothing until we recover for you. We always fight for the maximum compensation for our clients, and we would like to help you too.
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