Harrah, OK – Pedestrian Fatally Struck by 18-Wheeler on I-40 near Harrah Rd

Harrah, OK (August 17, 2023) – A pedestrian has died due to a crash that occurred in Harrah on Wednesday involving a semi-truck.

On August 16, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol was dispatched to assist at the scene of a major crash that occurred on Interstate 40.

According to reports from OHP, a pedestrian was struck by a truck on Interstate 40 in the area of Harrah Road. Authorities closed off the roadway as they worked at the scene.

The pedestrian sustained significant injuries in the accident. The victim was subsequently pronounced deceased by responding authorities.

At this time, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol is investigating.

We offer our sympathies to the family of the victim who died in this crash.

Fatal Truck Accidents in Oklahoma

Harrah, OK – Pedestrian Fatally Struck by 18-Wheeler on I-40 near Harrah RdPedestrian accidents can be incredibly devastating, particularly if semi-trucks and commercial vehicles are involved. These victims are extremely vulnerable during crashes. They have no protection and are often struck by vehicles that are large, speeding, or engaging in reckless acts.

Driving error continues to be the leading cause of fatal collisions in our state. Many innocent parties suffer fatal injuries in auto wrecks due to speeding drivers, distracted motorists, and people who are simply not operating their vehicles in a safe manner.

The consequences of fatal pedestrian accidents are devastating. Families are often unprepared to cover tens of thousands of dollars in funeral expenses.  There are also many instances where families lose a source of income as a result of a fatal accident. Dealing with the mental and financial impacts of losing a loved one can be severely challenging. When pedestrians lose their lives and crashes, their families may have legal routes that they are able to take to get justice.

If your loved one has died as a result of a fatal pedestrian accident, a pedestrian accident lawyer can help you protect your rights and get justice.

At Burg Simpson, we are dedicated to providing exceptional legal representation to families affected by truck collisions and other personal injury accidents. Our experienced attorneys have been working in the field of truck accident claims for over 40 years and have recovered more than $2 billion collectively on behalf of our clients. While working with our team, you can rest assured knowing that we will do everything in our power to help you build the strongest case possible against the defendant. We will take control of the investigation. We will work with experts who can help prove your case. We will compile evidence on your behalf against the defendant and demand full compensation for the losses and damages that your family faces.

With a passionate team that is fully committed to seeking justice on your behalf, you can trust that Burg Simpson will fight tirelessly for your rights and stop at nothing to ensure the person who caused the death of your loved one is held accountable. To get started on your case, contact us at (888) 895 2080 today and schedule a free consultation with one of our qualified advocates.

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