Cyclist hit, critically hurt by car on 21st St near SW Oklahoma City

Posted on Friday, August 12th, 2022 at 11:13 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — Two people were injured, one critically, Wednesday morning when a driver struck a bicycle in southwest Oklahoma City, reports KOCO.

The collision occurred in the area of Southwest 21st Street and MacArthur Boulevard at around 6:00 a.m.

According to Oklahoma City Police, a car hit a bicyclist, and the impact of the crash threw the rider off the bike and into a nearby motorcyclist.

Officials said the cyclist suffered serious injuries and was listed in critical condition. The motorcyclist was transported to Mercy Hospital with undisclosed injuries, but is expected to recover.

The circumstances behind the crash remain unclear, but at this time, no pending charges or citations have been reported.

 

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 another vehicle, contact us today for a free consultation.


Cyclist hit, injured by DUI suspect on NW 12th St near NW Moore

Posted on Wednesday, August 10th, 2022 at 11:34 pm    

CLEVELAND COUNTY, OK — One person was hospitalized late Sunday night after being struck by a vehicle while riding a bicycle near northwest Moore, according to KOCO.

The incident occurred in the area of Northwest 12th Street and Janeway Avenue, near Parmele Park, shortly before 10:00 p.m.

No details have been shared regarding the circumstances behind the crash, but crews rushed the cyclist to a local hospital in serious condition. The extent of the patient’s injuries remain unclear, but they are expected to recover.

Authorities said the driver was taken into custody after being suspected of driving under the influence.

 

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.

 


UPDATE: Teen identified as cyclist killed in OK-9 crash near SE Norman

Posted on Thursday, July 21st, 2022 at 11:06 pm    

OKLAHOMA COUNTY, OK — A high school student died last Friday after being struck by a car while riding a bicycle on Oklahoma Highway 9 in southeast Norman, reports KOCO.

Officials said the fatal accident occurred on a span of the highway near Morning Glory Drive on July 15.

A message issued by the Overland Summers organization indicates the teen, who was traveling with the group as part of a cross-country ride, had fallen off their bike. Moments later, the victim was hit by a car heading the same way.

At this time, Norman Police have not released any further details, but an investigation remains open and active.

No arrests are expected to be made, and no pending charges have been reported.

 

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.


Cyclist dies after crash with vehicle on SH-9 in SE Norman

Posted on Monday, July 18th, 2022 at 10:50 pm    

CLEVELAND COUNTY, OK — One person was fatally injured Friday evening in a collision involving a vehicle on State Highway 9 near southeast Norman, reports KFOR.

The accident occurred on a span of the highway between 84th Avenue Southeast and 108th Avenue Southeast. It was first reported by KFOR at 8:13 p.m.

Details remain limited at this time, but the Norman Police Department said the cyclist died as a result of their injuries.

The Oklahoma Department of Transportation said all east and westbound lanes in the area were blocked during the response and investigation.

By 10:55 p.m., more than two hours later, the scene had cleared and all lanes were reopened to traffic.

At this time, police have not shared additional information.

 

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.


Cyclist hit by semi-trailer on I-40 offramp in central Oklahoma City

Posted on Monday, June 20th, 2022 at 7:48 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — One person was struck by a semi-trailer last Thursday morning on Interstate 40 near Oklahoma City’s Riverside area, according to KOCO.

The incident occurred on the exit ramp from I-4o eastbound to South Western Avenue, near Wheeler Park. It was first reported by KOCO at 9:47 a.m.

Officials did not release details on the circumstances behind the crash, but emergency crews responded to the scene.

As of this writing, the condition of the victim remains undisclosed.

 

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.


One killed when vehicle strikes bicycle in south Oklahoma City

Posted on Thursday, June 9th, 2022 at 7:39 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — One person died early Wednesday morning after being hit by a driver while riding on the back of a bicycle in south Oklahoma City, reports KOCO.

The fatal incident occurred at Southwest 66th Street and South Walker Avenue, near Southern Oaks Park.

Oklahoma City Police said that at about 5:00 a.m., two people were riding a single bicycle near the intersection when the bike was struck from behind by a car.

The rider who was sitting at back of the bike was pronounced deceased at the scene.

At this time, no information has been released regarding the condition of the other cyclist.

The driver stayed after the crash and cooperated with an responding officers, who did not observe any signs of impairment. No arrests were made.

As of this writing, no further updates have been released, but officials have noted the area was not well-lit at the time of the accident.

 

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.


Bicyclist killed after being rear-ended by driver in Guthrie

Posted on Sunday, May 15th, 2022 at 10:48 pm    

GUTHRIE, OK (LOGAN COUNTY) – A bicyclist was killed after being struck by a driver on Highway 77 near Guthrie yesterday afternoon, according to information from KFOR News.

The crash happened north of Guthrie on Highway 77 northbound near County Road 73 at about 1:41 p.m., when the driver of a 2013 GMC Sierra pickup truck failed to see a bicyclist, 52-year-old Edmond resident Richard Safi.

The driver, an 85-year-old woman, then crashed into the back of the bicycle.

Safi, who was wearing a helmet, was airlifted to the hospital, where he later was pronounced dead.

The crash remains under investigation at this time.

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 bicycle 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.

 


Multiple drivers strike bicyclist on NW 63rd St

Posted on Wednesday, December 22nd, 2021 at 1:51 pm    

WARR ACRES, OK – According to KFOR, at least two drivers collided with a male bicyclist on the 6100 block of Northwest 63rd St on Tuesday.

Officials say that none of the drivers involved in the collision remained at the scene after hitting the cyclist.

First responders transported the unidentified victim to an area hospital in serious condition.

It is unclear exactly when the crash took place.

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 bicycle 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 while riding a bicycle, contact us today for a free consultation.


News: Driver strikes, injures bicyclist near Max Campbell

Posted on Monday, September 20th, 2021 at 2:49 pm    

TULSA, OK – News on Six reports that bicyclist was hurt when they were struck by an SUV at E 45th St and South Yale Ave Monday morning,

It is unclear exactly what time the accident occurred. It is unclear if anyone besides the bicyclist was injured.

Police have not provided additional details at this time.

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.


Hit-and-run injures two on bicycle near Miller

Posted on Wednesday, August 11th, 2021 at 1:36 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A man and a child on a bicycle were struck in a hit-and-run collision near the community of Miller early Wednesday morning, reports KFOR.

The two were struck at the intersection of  N.W. 15th St and Miller Blvd. The driver fled the scene following the accident.

First responders were dispatched to the area after receiving reports of the incident around 2:50 a.m. The adult was hospitalized with minor injuries.

The current condition of the child is not known at this time.

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.

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