Nicholas K. Nair, 20, Gavin A. Short, 19, and Drake H. Brooks, 22, killed in collision involving semi truck on Interstate 35 near Tonkawa, Oklahoma
Grayslake man among 3 college students killed in Oklahoma crash after storm chasing
Short and Brooks were passengers in the vehicle, which became disabled and was blocking the outside lane of the interstate, the highway patrol said in a report. A semi-truck traveling in the southbound lanes crashed into the stopped Volkswagen.
Grayslake man among 3 meteorology students killed in Oklahoma crash
A Grayslake 19-year-old and two other University of Oklahoma meteorology students were killed in a crash when their vehicle was struck by a tractor-trailer rig in northern Oklahoma late Friday, according to a crash report.
Tornado rips through Kansas; 3 University of Oklahoma meteorology students killed in crash
More than 1,000 buildings were affected when a strong twister swept through Andover on Friday evening, according to authorities. In the daylight Saturday, emergency crews found a more widespread path of destruction than was earlier estimated.
Take these important steps after a truck accident in Tonkawa
As the trucking industry grows in Tonkawa, more and more truck accidents are happening.
Commercial trucks are common on the roads, and their size, weight, and many blind spots pose significant dangers to other drivers. And when a truck accident occurs, victims often suffer serious, debilitating injuries that require long-term medical care. Fatality truck crashes are common.
An experienced Tonkawa truck accident lawyer is needed, to manage an insurance claim and hire experts such as engineers and accident scene investigators who preserve and document evidence.
Go here to learn more about how a Tonkawa truck accident lawyer can help.