OKC man dead after being ejected from motorcycle, falling off I-44 bridge
Posted on Saturday, April 10th, 2021 at 6:03 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A motorcyclist was killed after he crashed his motorcycle and fell onto a road beneath a highway bridge in Oklahoma City this afternoon, according to KFOR.
The accident happened on eastbound I-44 at about 1 p.m., when 40-year-old Oklahoma City resident William Looper, operating a 2000 Harley-Davidson motorcycle, went off the left side of the highway bridge.
He collided with a barrier and was then thrown from the bike and over the embankment wall. He landed beneath the bridge on Kelley Avenue.
Looper, who was reportedly not wearing a helmet when the crash occurred, died of injuries sustained during the crash.
No other people were reported as hurt.
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.