Dustin Shane Hall, 31, was arrested on complaints of driving under the influence of drugs and causing a fatality accident and being without a state driver's license.
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A man was arrested Monday after another man was killed in a northeast Oklahoma City traffic accident, police reported. Dustin Shane Hall, 31, was arrested on complaints of driving under the influence of drugs and causing a fatality accident and being without a state driver's license, police said. Ronald Banton, 27, was driving about 11:30 a.m. eastbound on NE 10 near Standish Avenue, when he stopped to turn left. Hall was driving behind Banton and looked down. When he looked back up, he crashed into Banton's car. Banton was taken to OU Medical Center, where he died. Hall was treated and released at St. Anthony Hospital. He was taken to the Oklahoma County jail and is being held in lieu of $6,000 bail, a jail official said.
What you need to know after a serious Oklahoma City car accident
When someone has been seriously injured in a car crash in Oklahoma City, they are faced with unexpected medical costs and lost income. In the weeks and months following a car accident, injured people and their families can be overwhelmed as they struggle to manage day-to-day living.
After a serious or fatal car collision, it is crucial to quickly get the information needed to make good decisions. Getting appropriate medical treatment is just one aspect of healing. Finding help in handling the insurance claim that will begin financial recovery is another.
If the injuries are serious or if you have questions about what you should do, it is best to contact an experienced Oklahoma City car accident attorney for a free, no-obligation consultation. Serious injury accident claims are difficult to handle without the assistance of a lawyer who understands the process and can obtain the highest possible settlement. Learn more about Oklahoma City personal injury claims here.