One man was killed in a sport utility vehicle accident that happened in Porter.
Details about the SUV Accident
News Channel 10 is reporting that a man from Coweta was killed when the sport utility vehicle he was riding in crashed in Wagoner County, according to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol.
The Oklahoma Highway Patrol has further stated that 25-year-old Roberto Huff died in the accident which happened at about 7:30 p.m. on Saturday. A report from the Oklahoma Highway Patrol states that the man was riding in a sport utility vehicle that was swerving on a county road, when it rolled over into a roadside ditch, near the Porter area.
The report indicated that two other passengers were hospitalized due to unknown injuries. Another passenger was treated and released, and another was not injured in the accident.
The driver of the SUV at the time of the accident fled the scene and has not been found.
Important Information about Motor Vehicle Accidents
According to the Texas Department of Transportation, there are thousands of wrongful deaths of people involved in motor vehicle accidents every year in the state of Texas:
- There were no deathless days on Texas roadways in 2014.
- During the same year, there were a total of 3,534 people killed in motor vehicle accidents in the state of Texas.
- One person was killed on Texas roadways an average of once every 2 hours and 29 minutes.