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.

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