Sadly two people are dead following a horrificsemi truck accident in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Furthermore, the semi truck crash happened just after midnight Saturday when the driver of the truck went through an accident scene, and struck pedestrians nearby. As a result, the semi truck crash caused a fiery chain-reaction crash in the eastbound lanes of the interstate.
The accident started when the first vehicle in the crash was blocking the roadway after the initial collision, and then a second car hit it. Additionally, the semi truck hit both crashed vehicles, and the people who were outside of their cars assessing damage. 44-year-old, Howard Shelton and 45-year-old, Celeste Shelton who were pedestrians in the second vehicle were struck and killed by the semi truck, and died upon impact.
Miraculously 22-year-old, Michael Witten and 59-year-old, James Witten who were both in the first vehicle were uninjured in the semi truck crash. 44-year-old, Dragan Radivojevic and 21-year-old, Aleksandar Radivojevic were in the semi truck at the time of the crash, and were treated and released from a nearby hospital. It is currently unknown if any charges will be filed in connection with the semi truck crash.
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