Motorcyclist injured in crash off I-40 bridge near Midwest City

Posted on Wednesday, June 22nd, 2022 at 7:51 pm    

OKLAHOMA COUNTY, OK — One person was injured Tuesday afternoon when their motorcycle crashed off an Interstate 40 bridge near Midwest City, according to KFOR.

Emergency responders arrived at the scene at Southeast 29th Street shortly after 4:05 p.m.

Officials said the motorcyclist struck and went over a retaining wall on I-40. The victim fell several feet before landing onto SE 29th Street below.

Multiple agencies, including Oklahoma Highway Patrol, Mid-Del fire crews, police officials, and medics, were at the scene.

A photo taken at the site shows the patient being treated, but the severity of their condition remains undisclosed.

No further information has been shared 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 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.


UPDATE: Driver charged after crash that killed Oklahoma City teen

Posted on Tuesday, June 21st, 2022 at 8:16 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — A 70-year-old woman has been charged following a crash in May that claimed the life of a 17-year-old motorcyclist near south Oklahoma City, reports KFOR.

The fatal collision occurred in the area of Southwest 107th Street and South Western Avenue on May 19, at about 12:22 p.m.

A preliminary investigation found the teen was riding a motorcycle northbound on Western when the woman, who was driving an SUV, pulled out from a private driveway.

Officials said the SUV had entered the motorcyclist’s path, causing a collision that killed the victim.

After the crash, the female driver was arrested and then booked into Cleveland County Jail.

Online court documents show the woman has since been charged with one count of first-degree manslaughter.

The woman is expected to make an upcoming appearance in court, but no dates have been announced 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 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.


1 killed in motorcycle wreck on I-40 WB near El Reno

Posted on Tuesday, June 14th, 2022 at 7:06 pm    

CANADIAN COUNTY, OK — One person died Monday afternoon after a motorcycle accident on Interstate 40 near west El Reno, according to News9.

The fatal collision occurred on the westbound lanes at Exit 115 to South Calumet Road. It was first reported by News9 shortly after 3:00 p.m.

No details regarding the victim or the circumstances behind the crash have been released at this time. It was not immediately clear whether another vehicle was involved or whether anyone else was hurt.

All westbound lanes of I-40 were shut down during the emergency response. Alternate routes were recommended.

An investigation by the Oklahoma Highway Patrol was underway.

 

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.


Teen motorcyclist suffers broken leg in SW Oklahoma City collision

Posted on Tuesday, June 7th, 2022 at 8:01 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — An 18-year-old motorcyclist was injured Sunday evening when they crashed into another vehicle in southwest Oklahoma City’s Wingspread area, reports News9.

The accident occurred at the intersection of Southwest 89th Street and South May Avenue.

According to the Oklahoma City Police Department, the motorcyclist was traveling at a high rate of speed when hit the back of a car that was making a left turn.

The rider was taken to a local hospital with a broken leg, confirmed officials.

No other injuries wee reported, and no further information has been made available 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 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.


Teen motorcyclist hospitalized after crash on SW 89th St and May Ave

Posted on Sunday, June 5th, 2022 at 10:55 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A teenage motorcyclist was sent to the hospital following a collision with another vehicle in southwestern Oklahoma City this evening, according to News 9.

The crash happened near SW 89th Street and S May Avenue, when an 18-year-old motorcyclist collided with the back of a vehicle making a left turn.

The motorcyclist, a man who was not immediately identified, was taken to the hospital for the treatment of a broken leg. He is expected to make a recovery.

No other injuries were immediately reported.

Police believe the motorcyclist was speeding when the crash occurred.

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 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.

 


Motorcyclist killed in collision on 33rd St and Broadway in Edmond

Posted on Sunday, May 22nd, 2022 at 10:59 pm    

EDMOND, OK – One person was killed in a motorcycle crash near 33rd Street in Edmond yesterday afternoon, according to information from KFOR News.

The collision happened near W 33rd St and the southbound S Broadway Extension before 1 p.m., when a motorcyclist and another driver collided.

The motorcyclist, who was not immediately identified, was pronounced dead after the collision.

The accident 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 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.


UPDATE: Woman arrested after fatal motorcycle crash in Oklahoma City

Posted on Friday, May 20th, 2022 at 8:06 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — A 70-year-old woman has been arrested after a motorcycle crash Thursday afternoon that claimed the life of a teenager in Oklahoma City, reports KFOR.

First responders arrived at the scene in the area of Southwest 107th Street and South Western Avenue at about 12:22 p.m.

A preliminary investigation indicates the 17-year-old victim was riding a motorcycle northbound on Western Avenue. The woman was behind the wheel of an SUV when she pulled out of a private driveway, into the motorcyclist’s path. Shortly after, the rider struck the SUV.

Authorities believe the victim, a student at Westmoore High School, may have been killed instantly.

The driver of the SUV was taken into custody and booked into Cleveland County Jail. She faces multiple charges, including DUI, first-degree manslaughter, and failure to yield.

An investigation remains ongoing.

 

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.


Teen motorcyclist dies after crash with SUV in south Oklahoma City

Posted on Thursday, May 19th, 2022 at 8:41 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — A teenager died Thursday afternoon after their motorcycle collided with an SUV in southwest Oklahoma City, according to KFOR.

The Oklahoma City Police Department said the fatal incident occurred near Southwest 107th Street and South Western Avenue, shortly after 12:20 p.m.

An early investigation indicates the teen was riding a motorcycle northbound on Western Avenue when a driver in an SUV pulled out from a private driveway on the road’s east side. Moments later, the motorcyclist struck the SUV.

Authorities believe the victim, a Wstmoore High School student, may have died instantly.

At this time, no information on the SUV driver has been disclosed. It is unclear whether any charges are expected to be filed.

 

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.


Motorcyclist injured in crash on Academy Rd near Guthrie

Posted on Wednesday, May 11th, 2022 at 10:19 pm    

LOGAN COUNTY, OK — One person was hospitalized Tuesday afternoon following a motorcycle accident in southwest Guthrie, according to Guthrie News Page.

Guthrie Fire crews and the Logan County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene on Academy Road near West Prairie Grove Road, shortly after 4:00 p.m.

The cause of the crash was unclear, but authorities said no other vehicles were involved. The injured rider told officers his bike may have rolled over him in the wreck.

After receiving treatment at the scene, the patient was transported by ambulance to OU Medical Center. The extent of his injuries was not reported, but the rider was released from the hospital that same evening.

 

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.


Elderly Midwest City man killed in motorcycle crash in Garfield County

Posted on Sunday, May 8th, 2022 at 10:29 pm    

HILLSDALE, OK (GARFIELD COUNTY) – An elderly man from Midwest City was killed in a motorcycle crash in Garfield County yesterday, according to information from KFOR News.

The crash happened on Oklahoma Highway 132 near Union Road when a motorcyclist, identified as 78-year-old Midwest City resident Dennis Dale Wallace, drove around a curve at a high rate of speed. His motorcycle, a 2006 Harley-Davidson, then went off the left side of the highway.

The motorcycle slid on the roadway, then overturned. Wallace was ejected during the collision.

He was later pronounced dead.

Highway Patrol officials listed the cause of the crash as “unsafe speed on a curve.”

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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