Teen driver strikes, injures motorcyclist on 61st St

Posted on Tuesday, September 28th, 2021 at 1:40 pm    

TULSA, OK – A 16-year-old driver of a white sedan struck and injured a motorcyclist on 61st St near Hwy 169 Monday, News on 6 reports.

The incident began when the teen tried to merge onto Hwy 169 from 81st St and became agitated when a female driver would not allow him in.

The woman then went behind the teen to write down his license plate number. The teen sped up and got off onto 61st St, where he struck a motorcyclist who was about to make the left turn.

First responders hospitalized the motorcyclist. His current condition is unclear, though officials expect him to live.

Police say they will cite the driver for reckless driving and other offenses.

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.

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