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.


Update: Teen bicyclist dies after Thursday’s hit-and-run collision

Posted on Sunday, June 13th, 2021 at 1:08 pm    

BROKEN ARROW, OK – The 19-year-old bicyclist who was struck in Thursday morning’s hit-and-run in Broken Arrow has succumbed to his injuries, according to KTUL.

This is an update to a previous news story.

19-year-old Dallas Lowry was taken off life support at about 1 p.m. Friday. He was struck by a driver at about 4:45 a.m. Thursday near Elm Street and 111th Street as he was riding his bike to work.

Kylah Pumphrey, the suspected driver, then allegedly fled the scene.

She has been taken into police custody and is facing charges of leaving the scene of an accident and driving without a license.

Lowry was an organ donor, and his organs will go to help eight people in need of medical treatment.

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 bike 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.

 


29-year-old man pushing bike fatally hit by car in Choctaw County

Posted on Sunday, May 9th, 2021 at 8:50 pm    

SAWYER, OK (CHOCTAW COUNTY) – A 29-year-old pedestrian pushing a bicycle was fatally struck by a driver on Highway 70 in Choctaw County late last night, according to KOCO News.

The accident happened on westbound US-70 in Sawyer at about 11:15 p.m., as 29-year-old Hugo man Arron Dickson was pushing a bicycle in the outside lane of the highway.

Dickson was struck by the driver of a 2006 Jeep Laredo. He died at the scene.

The two occupants of the Jeep were not reported as injured.

 

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 pedestrian 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 dead after bicyclist struck by hit-and-run driver in Cherokee Co.

Posted on Sunday, March 21st, 2021 at 9:02 pm    

WOODALL, OK (CHEROKEE COUNTY) – One person was killed in a hit-and-run accident on Highway 62 in Cherokee County late Thursday night, according to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol.


The accident occurred on Highway 62, near Stanley Road and S 460 Road at about 9:55 p.m., when the driver of a light-colored sedan struck a bicyclist as they were crossing the street. The driver then fled the scene without stopping to render aid.

One person was confirmed dead in the accident. Their identity was not immediately available.

Authorities are searching for the suspect and vehicle, which should have damage to the front body and may be missing the driver’s-side mirror and headlight.

Those with any information on the crash are asked to contact authorities at 918-627-0440.

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 hit-and-run 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 hospitalized, another arrested following Tulsa hit-and-run

Posted on Tuesday, September 22nd, 2020 at 8:31 pm    

TULSA, OK – One man from Tulsa is in critical condition and another is in custody following a hit-and-run involving a cyclist Monday night.

According to News on 6, the incident occurred near 31st Street and South Joplin Avenue shortly before 11:00 p.m. Initial reports were of a shooting, but when officials arrived on the scene they discovered the bicyclist had been hit by a car.

The unidentified man was rushed to a local hospital in critical condition. The driver involved went home to park his vehicle then returned to the scene of the crash. He was arrested on charges of fleeing the scene of an injury collision.

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.


Tulsa police working to identify cyclist killed in hit-and-run

Posted on Monday, September 21st, 2020 at 10:15 pm    

TULSA, OK – Investigators with the Tulsa Police Department are seeking the public’s help in identifying the cyclist killed in a Sunday night hit-and-run.

According to News on 6, the incident occurred near the intersection of North Lewis Avenue and East Independence Street. Officials believe the cyclist was struck from behind while riding in the northbound lanes of Lewis Ave.

Police received a call 30 minutes after the accident was reported from the driver of a pickup truck who believed he hit something while driving on Lewis Ave.. The driver’s truck was impounded. However, the man has not been arrested pending the results of a toxicology test.

Officials are urging anyone with information regarding the identity of the cyclist to come forward.

We will provide any pertinent updates to this ongoing story as they are made 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.


Bicyclist killed in Hughes County hit-and-run

Posted on Monday, August 10th, 2020 at 4:19 am    

Bicyclist Photo Credit: Oklahoma Highway Patrol

WETUMKA, OK (HUGHES COUNTY) – A man riding a bicycle was killed Saturday afternoon in a hit-and-run accident in Hughes County.

According to the official Twitter account of the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, the accident occurred between 4:30 p.m. and 5 p.m., about a mile and a half from Wetumka on State Highway 9.

The victim, Glenn William Herrod, was riding a bicycle on SH-9 when an unknown driver struck him, then fled the scene.

At this time, there is no description of the driver or their vehicle.

Police are requesting that witnesses or anyone with information regarding the collision contact the Oklahoma Highway Patrol at 918-423-3636.

The accident remains under investigation.

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 pedestrian 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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