Victims of car accidents often suffer broken bones, scrapes and bruises. However, it's possible that a serious injury could go unnoticed initially, even though it may ultimately require ongoing medical attention and cause long-term damage. When car accidents cause head injuries or brain damage, Oklahoma victims can face an overwhelming financial burden. Nevertheless, they may have certain legal options to address these issues.
According to authorities, a car accident that occurred on Dec. 4 in northwest Oklahoma City has left one person in critical condition. The collision happened when a driver crashed through the front of a 7-11 convenience store. When rescuers arrived at the scene, they discovered that the car was completely inside of the gas station.
An Oklahoma worker who was struck by a hit-and-run driver while she was on the job is still recovering in a Tulsa-area hospital. The 29-year-old woman suffered serious injury in the workers’ compensation incident, which left her with a head wound, a broken tailbone, shattered pelvis and some nerve damage on one side of her body. News reports show that the woman was employed on a road work crew when she was struck by a negligent driver who fled the scene.