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OKC man dead after being ejected from motorcycle, falling off I-44 bridge

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.

 

Motorcyclist killed in collision with passenger vehicle

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A motorcyclist was killed in west Oklahoma City Saturday when a passenger vehicle turned in front of him, according to News 9.

The motorcyclist was traveling west on NW 10th Street at about 10:30 a.m. when a motorist attempted to turn left onto N Holly Avenue, crossed in front of him, and caused the two vehicles to collide.

The motorcyclist was killed in the accident, although it is unclear whether he was pronounced dead at the scene or at a nearby hospital. We will endeavor to update this blog should more information become 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 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.

Fatal motorcycle crash reported in Moore

MOORE, OK – One person was killed and another hospitalized following an early morning motorcycle crash in Moore Monday.

According to News 9, the crash happened near the intersection of Southwest 19th Street and Telephone Road shortly after midnight. Officials pronounced the driver deceased at the scene of the crash, while the passenger was transported to a local hospital to be treated for serious, potentially life-threatening injuries.

The identities of those involved are being withheld pending notification of family members.

Details regarding the cause of the crash remain under investigation as of Monday 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 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.

Two people injured after motorcycle collides with SUV in NW OKC

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Two people were injured in an accident involving an SUV and a motorcycle in northwest Oklahoma City Saturday afternoon, according to KFOR.

The crash happened near the intersection of North Council and West Hefner Roads at about 5 p.m. when a motorcycle made a left turn into the path of an SUV.

The driver of the motorcycle and their passenger were taken to the hospital at the University of Oklahoma with unspecified injuries.

Their identities were not released in the report.

The driver of the SUV was not seriously 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 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.

Woman dies in I-44 motorcycle crash in NW OKC

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A woman is dead after a motorcycle accident Friday night on Interstate 44 in northwest Oklahoma City, according to an article by KFOR.

The accident happened on the interstate at about 7:15 p.m. near Martin Luther King Boulevard when the victim, 32-year-old Britanie L. Hobgood, of Seminole, veered to the left of the roadway. Her motorcycle, a 2020 Suzuki, then struck a cable barrier, leaving Hobgood with multiple injuries, including those to the leg, torso, and head.

She was taken to the University of Oklahoma Medical Center, where she later died.

The cause of the accident is not clear 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: Police identify officers injured in Thursday morning motorcade

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Multiple officers reported injured in a previous story when an SUV veered out in front of a police motorcade transporting the body of an officer killed in Tulsa.

According to News on 6, Troopers Rocky Barnes, Ron Watson, and Steve Eason were all hospitalized following the crash, which occurred along the Kilpatrick Turnpike Thursday morning.

Each Trooper was transported to the hospital in critical condition. However, two have since been released from the hospital as of Friday evening.

The Kilpatrick Turnpike was shut down for several hours after the crash but has since reopened.

No word on which of the troopers were released from the hospital or the condition of the third has been made public.

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.

Oklahoma City Motorcycle accident leaves one in critical condition

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK -A motorcyclist was hospitalized following an accident along Interstate 44 near Oklahoma City Tuesday evening.

The accident occurred along I-44 northbound near the intersection with Airport Road at about 7:10 p.m. according to KFOR.

The driver, a 26-year-old male from Louisiana, was tossed from the motorcycle after losing control and leaving the freeway at a high rate of speed. He was transported to a local hospital in critical condition.

Authorities believe speed was a major factor in causing the crash. Information regarding the identity of the motorcyclist has not yet been made 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.

20-year-old man injured in motorcycle accident near Garber

GARBER, OK – Richard Dylan Staerkel, a 20-year-old from Garber, was hospitalized following an early morning motorcycle accident east of of Enid.

According to The Enid News and Eagle, the accident occurred along a private driveway near U.S. Highway 412, about 2 miles west of the intersection with Oklahoma 74, at around 1:30 a.m.

Staerkel did not allow enough time for an automatic gate to open and rammed into it on his 1997 Harley-Davidson motorcycle. He was taken to Mercy Hospital in Oklahoma City and is in stable condition with injuries to his head and arm.

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.

Early morning motorcycle crash injures two

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

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.

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