Durant, OK (June 2, 2019) – On Thursday afternoon, May 30th, a 10-year-old boy was struck by a vehicle while riding his bicycle along 4th Street. The child was reported to have been riding his bike with a friend when he was struck while attempting to turn onto Main Street.
According to authorities, the child was coasting along 4th Street and was unable to stop when he was struck by a car. The impact pushed the child several feet across the roadway. Emergency medical responders were called to the scene, where they airlifted the child to a Dallas hospital.
The victim has been listed in stable condition at this time; however, he suffered broken bones, a skull fracture, and bleeding in the brain as a result of the accident. The events that led to this collision are under investigation.
We would first like to take a moment to extend our deepest sympathies to the injured child and his loved ones at this time.
Bicycle Accidents in Oklahoma
Many people suffer serious and even catastrophic injuries in Oklahoma bicycle accidents with motor vehicles all too often. These types of accidents can be so serious due to negligent drivers who engage in excessive speed, distracted driving, driving while intoxicated, and drowsy driving, among other reckless actions. While it may be terribly difficult, it is extremely important for victims to understand that they may have substantial rights following a sudden injury.
If you or loved one has sustained serious injuries because of the irresponsible actions of another party or entity, it is then essential to know that there is no substitute for compassionate and experienced representation. Our sympathetic Oklahoma accident attorneys are devoted to providing those who have been wrongfully injured with the benefits of our more than 84 years of combined experience. We recognize the life-changing effects that a sudden injury can cause, and as members of the community, we are here to fight for the compensation you deserve. Call (405) 917-5250 or leave us a message and let us put our knowledge to work for you today.
Note: While writing these posts, we utilize secondary sources who may not have accurately represented the situation or the conditions of those involved. The accidents have not been independently verified by our team and may contain inaccuracies as a result. The photos depicted in these posts are not representative of the actual accident. If you notice any incorrect information included in our content, please inform us as soon as possible and we will correct it.
Disclaimer: At McIntyre Law, P.C., we are active members in our local communities and in those across Oklahoma. While we hope the pain and suffering experienced in these accidents never happen to anyone, these kinds of events are all too common across our state. Our goal is that these posts will raise awareness and prevent future accidents from occurring. The information included within should not be misconstrued as legal advice and you should always consult with a trained legal professional about the specifics of your situation before taking any action.