Oklahoma automobile accident – Talking on cell phone causes 3-vehicle wreck

Legal news for Oklahoma automobile accident attorneys. A teen talking on his cell phone caused a multiple-vehicle crash.

Oklahoma automobile accident lawyers alerts- A three-car crash on Danforth Road involved a school bus.

Oklahoma City, OK—A teenager who was talking on his cell phone caused a multiple vehicle pile-up in Edmond. The three-car crash happened on Tuesday, November 3, 2009 around 8:15 a.m., at the East Danforth Road-Boulevard Avenue intersection in Edmond, as reported by The Edmond Sun.

The Edmond Police Department reported Dillion Hart, 17, of Edmond was traveling in a Chevy Trailblazer westbound on Danforth when he turned into the path of an eastbound 2000 Oldsmobile Silhouette. The Trailblazer and the Oldsmobile collided at the intersection and both vehicles were sent careening over the center divider, and into a 2009 Honda Accord and a school bus. The school bus was transporting six children and the driver, Monty Childs, 42, to John Ross Elementary School when the collision occurred. Thankfully, no children riding in the bus were injured. Both Childs and the driver of the Oldsmobile, Diana Kay Hopkins, 40, of Edmond, sustained injuries and were both transported via private vehicles to Edmond Medical Center for treatment. The driver of the Honda, Lisa Davis, 46, of Edmond, apparently did not sustain any injuries in the wreck. Hart admitted to police officials that he was talking on his cellular phone when the accident occurred. Hart was issued a traffic violation for failure to yield at an intersection.

Legal News Reporter: Nicole Howley-Legal news for Oklahoma automobile accident lawyers.