Motorcyclist dead, 2 others hurt in head-on crash in Wagoner County

Posted on Sunday, January 23rd, 2022 at 9:47 pm    

WAGONER COUNTY, OK – A man was killed and two other people were hospitalized following a head-on crash involving a van and a motorcycle on White Horn Cove Road in Wagoner County yesterday.

According to KTUL, the crash happened about eight miles north of Wagoner on White Horn Cove Rd at around 3 p.m., when a motorcyclist, identified as 47-year-old Ryan Corey Ward, reportedly swerved into the lanes of oncoming traffic.

There, Ward’s vehicle collided head-on with a van, despite the driver attempting to swerve o avoid a crash.

Ward was taken to the hospital, where he later succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead.

Two occupants of the van were hospitalized, then later released in non-critical condition.

This information is presented as a way to help keep our community safer and is not meant to be taken as legal advice. However, the Oklahoma City motorcycle accident attorneys at the Abel Law Firm have helped clients secure financial compensation for their medical bills, lost wages, and other expenses. If you or someone you love has been injured in an accident involving another vehicle, contact us today for a free consultation.


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