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Oklahoma City is the capital and largest city of the state of Oklahoma. The county seat of Oklahoma County, the city ranks 27th among United States cities in population, with 616,411 residents as of July 2014. Oklahoma City features one of the largest livestock markets in the world. Oil, natural gas, and petroleum products are the largest sector of the economy. The city lies in the middle of an active oil field. The federal government employs large numbers of workers at Tinker Air Force Base and the United States Department of Transportation's Mike Monroney Aeronautical Center.

The climate of Oklahoma City can be severe and affects driving conditions

Oklahoma City has a humid subtropical climate, with frequent variations in weather daily and seasonally, except during the hot and humid summer months. Prolonged and severe droughts, as well as very heavy rainfall leading to flooding, happen regularly. Severe ice storms and snowstorms can occur during the winter. Oklahoma City has a very active severe weather season from March through June, especially during April and May. Being in the center of what is referred to as Tornado Alley, it is prone to especially frequent and severe tornadoes, as well as very severe hailstorms. Tornadoes have occurred in every month of the year and a secondary smaller peak also occurs during autumn, especially October.

Major roadways serving Oklahoma City:

Interstate 35 connects to major cities Wichita, Kansas City, Minneapolis, Dallas-Fort Worth, Austin, and San Antonio. Interstate 40 connects to Amarillo, Albuquerque, Little Rock, Memphis, and Nashville. Interstate 44 connects to major cities Tulsa, Saint LouisLawton, and Wichita Falls, Texas.

Air and ground transportation in Oklahoma City helps people travel smoothly and safely

Oklahoma City is a major air transportation and maintenance center, with three major airports and numerous other smaller ones. Will Rogers World Airport (OKC) is the principal commercial airport of the state. Wiley Post Airport (PWA) is located in the West Oklahoma City suburb of Bethany and is the FAA-designated reliever airport for Will Rogers World Airport. It also is the primary general and corporate aviation airport for the Oklahoma City metropolitan area. Tinker Air Force Base is the largest military air depot in the nation and is located in SE Oklahoma County. Clarence E. Page Municipal Airport is a city-owned public use airport located in Canadian County. Sundance Airpark is a privately owned public use airport located in Canadian County. EMBARK (formerly METRO Transit) provides bus, ferry transit, and bike share in the Oklahoma City metro area.

In Accident Data Center, find information about recent Oklahoma City accidents here:

After a serious accident, you may need information on major hospitals in Oklahoma City:

Mercy Hospital Oklahoma City;

OU Medicine;

The Children's Hospital at OU Medical Center;

Integris Baptist Medical Center.

Go to this link to get information about grief support programs and groups in the Oklahoma City area.

Oklahoma City legal information for accident victims

After someone has been injured or killed in a motor-vehicle crash in Oklahoma City, many decisions need to be made immediately and questions need to be answered. For example, how much of the medical costs will be covered by the insurance policy? How does PIP insurance help with medical bills immediately? What if the at-fault driver has no insurance?

Where to find legal assistance after an Oklahoma City injury accident

After a serious crash, it is crucial to get help from an Oklahoma City injury attorney who understands the local regulations and legal standards, who knows how insurance policies work when an injured person is out-of-network, and who can handle all aspects of an insurance claim so the injured person can focus on recovery. If someone is killed in a collision, an Oklahoma City wrongful death attorney will launch a claim that will begin the process of financial recovery for the family members left behind. Learn more here about what an Oklahoma City personal injury lawyer can do to help.

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A man who has reportedly admitted to driving a car into the controversial Ten Commandments monument outisde the Oklahoma Capitol building has been detained by Federal authorities. He claims that Satan told him to destroy the monument. The man was det
Friday, October 24, 2014
Kenneth Igo Jr. was killed in a collision with a deer in southeast Oklahoma City Thursday and around 8:15 a.m. at SE 89 and Choctaw Road. He was not wearing a helmet and was found dead at the scene. 
Thursday, October 23, 2014

Theaccident took place near NE 50th Street and Lincoln and near Langston University.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014
A tanker truck carrying crude oil rolled on State Highway 18, just north of Chandler, Oklahoma Wednesday, October 22. The highway was shut down as crews cleared the oil spill.
Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Daniel Luke Morgan, 20, of Stillwater, injured, Savannah Marie Piatt, 18, of Pheonix AZ, killed in rollover truck accident on County Road 175 near Perry, OK when the Ford truck driven by Morgan left the road, entered the ditch and rolled. 

The pond is between 15 and 20 ft. deep and is the location where Marlin Green and Charlie Huddleston died late Thursday in Oklahoma City. Marlin was known for being very funny, and Charlie was known for his musical talents.

One person is dead and another injured after they were hit by a man driving a van Wednesday evening in Oklahoma City. The two people were riding on the same bicycle when they were struck. The second person was taken to a hospital.
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
 A 30-year-old woman riding on the back of a small bicycle trailer died Wednesday night after being hit by a van. The incident occured around 9:30 p.m. at 1000 SW 44 in southwest Oklahoma City on October 15, 2014.
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
1000 SW 44
While Ammons was trying to move a disabled vehicle off of a bridge on Highway 75, a car struck the disabled vehicle, which then pushed Ammons off of the bridge. She was pronounced dead at the scene.
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
U.S. 75
Cary Neal Rogers, a UPS semi-truck driver, was outside of his truck that was parked on the shoulder of the turnpike when a second semi driven by Scott Randall Sims was driving eastbound on the turnpike whe
A woman died in a traffic accident this week in Washita County, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported.
Tuesday, September 30, 2014

The crash took place shortly after 9 p.m., when the truck crossed a median, entered oncoming traffic on Interstate 35 near the city of Ardmore, about halfway between Oklahoma City and Dallas in Murray County, and hit the bus carrying The North Cen

Friday, September 26, 2014
Interstate 35