Driver critically injures motorcyclist at SE 44th St and I-35

Posted on Friday, October 8th, 2021 at 2:03 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A driver ran over and injured a motorcyclist Thursday night at SE 44th St and I-35, KFOR reports.

Police initially told reporters that the victim died in the incident. However, they now say that the motorcyclist is in critical condition.

The victim was run over by a truck. It is unclear what kind of truck it was. It is also unclear if they were charged or cited for anything concerning the crash.

Additional details, such as the time the wreck happened, are not available.

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 car 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.


1 killed in Broken Arrow motorcycle crash on Elm Pl

Posted on Monday, August 30th, 2021 at 2:07 pm    

BROKEN ARROW, OK – A motorcyclist died from the injuries they sustained after colliding with a car on Elm Pl Saturday, according to Fox 23.

The wreck occurred Saturday on the part of Elm Pl between Jasper St and Tucson St. First responders arrived on the scene around 9 a.m. and pronounced the motorcyclist dead. The driver of the car suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

Officials have not yet released the name of the victim. Police are investigating to see whether or not speed played a factor in the incident.

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 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 a motorcycle, contact us today for a free consultation.


Collision with deer hospitalizes motorcyclist in Osage County

Posted on Monday, May 10th, 2021 at 2:19 pm    

OSAGE COUNTY, OK – A collision with a deer hospitalized a motorcyclist Saturday evening, according to the Ponca Post.

Carl Ray Lewis, 38, was going west on State Highway 20 when a deer came onto the road. Lewis hit the deer which sent him flying from the motorcycle, a 2007 Yamaha, and into the road where he slid to a stop. The motorcycle landed on the shoulder of the road.

Lewis suffered arm, head, leg, and trunk injuries. He was taken via Air Evac to a hospital in Tulsa where he was admitted in good 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 car 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.


Early morning motorcycle crash injures two

Posted on Wednesday, June 3rd, 2020 at 7:32 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Oklahoma City officials are investigating an early morning motorcycle crash that ended with two people being transported to the hospital.

According to News9, the incident occurred around 1:00 a.m. Wednesday morning close to the intersection of Southwest 59th Street and Interstate 44 eastbound.

No update has been provided on the two people involved in the crash or how it may have occurred.

This situation is ongoing and more details will be provided if they become available.

The Oklahoma City motorcycle accident attorneys of Abel Law Firm have extensive experience helping those who’ve been hurt due to the negligent actions of others. If you or a loved one has been injured in a car crash, we can help. Our team will help you understand your rights and legal options and will seek the maximum compensation possible for your claim. Call us at (405) 451-5157 or fill out a contact form to schedule a free consultation with us online.


Speeding motorcyclist killed on County Road 2330

Posted on Monday, May 25th, 2020 at 2:36 pm    

CUSTER COUNTY, OK – A man was killed on Saturday night after his motorcycle overturned while he was speeding on County Road 2330.

37-year-old Jordan Earls was driving his motorcycle on North 2330 Road, approximately two miles southeast of Custer County. According to News 9, Earls crashed after he lost control of his bike while speeding down the road.

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol reports that Earls sustained serious injuries to his arm and his head in the accident. They rushed Earls to Weatherford Regional Hospital for treatment on Saturday night.

On Sunday, May 24, Earls was transported to OU Medical Center in critical condition. Earls died from his injuries at OU Medical Center at approximately 1:00 p.m. on Sunday.

The police are still investigating the accident to determine if any other factors may have contributed to the crash.

The Oklahoma City motorcycle accident attorneys of Abel Law Firm present this traffic report to help keep our neighbors informed about current traffic conditions. It should not be construed as legal advice. However, if you or someone you know has been hurt in a motorcycle crash, we can help. Our team will help you understand your rights and legal options and will seek the maximum compensation possible for your claim. Call us at (405) 451-5157 or fill out a contact form to schedule a free consultation with us online.


Doctor receives 17-years for DUI

Posted on Friday, May 22nd, 2020 at 12:31 am    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – An Oklahoma City cardiologist has been sentenced to 17-years for a DUI incident on I-35 that killed a motorcyclist in October 2018, KOKO5 reports.

Bryan Perry was sentenced to 15 years for first-degree manslaughter, one year for driving under the influence, and one year for obstruction and fleeing the scene.

Perry struck and killed Nicolas Rappa on his motorcycle while intoxicated. Perry was reported to have had 13 scotches before driving.

The defense argued that Perry could not see Rappa due to his dark motorbike and weather conditions.

The Oklahoma City Motorcycle accident attorneys of Abel Law Firm have extensive experience helping those who’ve been hurt due to the negligent actions of others. If you were hurt in a car accident, we can help. Our team will help you understand your rights and legal options and will seek the maximum compensation possible for your claim. Call us at (405) 451-5157 or fill out a contact form to schedule a free consultation with us online.

 


Man injured in motorcycle accident on Highway 74

Posted on Saturday, May 9th, 2020 at 7:12 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A man was injured on Friday evening in a single-vehicle motorcycle accident on Oklahoma Highway 74 following an act of reckless driving, according to Enid News.

At 5:57 p.m., Enid man Evan Downey, 35, popped a wheelie while driving a 2016 Ducati Hypermotard, and then lost control of the motorcycle. He was admitted to the hospital in stable condition due to leg injuries. Downey was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.

The crash occurred six miles south of Crescent in Logan County on OK-74.

The cause of the crash was listed as “reckless driving,” according to a police report.

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 a commercial vehicle, contact us today for a free consultation.


Motorcyclist dead in Stephens County accident

Posted on Tuesday, April 14th, 2015 at 3:03 pm    

Five motorcycles and one vehicle were involved in an accident that resulted in one death and several injuries, KOCO reported on April 13.

The accident occurred in Stephens County when 12 motorcycles were traveling south on U.S. 81. A GMC Denali heading north became entangled in a wreck with five of the motorcycles near Paul Road at around 11:30 p.m.

Authorities identified the fatality as Duncan resident Monty Howell, 53, who reportedly died at the accident scene. Several fellow motorcyclists sustained critical injuries in the crash, and five were taken to a local hospital for treatment. The vehicle driver, whose name was withheld, did not suffer injuries.

Authorities did not release any details about how exactly the motorcycle accident occurred. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol troopers are currently investigating the details surrounding the fatal wreck.

The Oklahoma lawyers at the Abel Law Firm send their deepest thoughts to the people who have been affected by this tragic accident.


Three people injured in Oklahoma collision

Posted on Wednesday, December 18th, 2013 at 9:29 am    

A two-vehicle accident on Oklahoma 97 injured three people on Monday, December 2.

The Sapulpa Police Department responded to a head-on collision between a car and a motorcycle that occurred on Oklahoma 97 near 81st street.

All drivers and passengers involved in the crash sustained injuries. The motorcycle driver, Phillip Stanford, 31, was rushed to a Tulsa hospital in serious condition. Authorities did not release the identities of the people in the other vehicle.

Injuries caused by car accidents can be life-altering. If you are injured by someone else’s negligent driving, you could be entitled to compensation. For legal help in Oklahoma, contact the Abel Law Firm. Get in touch with one of our experienced lawyers today by calling 1-800-739-ABEL.

 

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