Mannsville, OK (April 26, 2019) – On Saturday, April 20, Oklahoma Highway Patrol responded to the scene of an ATV crash in Mannsville just before 6 p.m.
According to Highway Patrol, four young children were riding on an ATV at a relative’s home. One of the children, an 8-year-old girl, was getting off the vehicle when it rolled forward, for unknown reasons, and struck her.
The child sustained serious head trauma and was transported to a hospital in Ardmore where she was pronounced deceased.
Our warmest condolences go out to the family of the young girl who lost her life in this tragic event. Our thoughts and prayers are with them at this time.
Fatal ATV Collisions In Oklahoma
A lot of individuals enjoy riding ATVs around Oklahoma. Unfortunately, victims are left vulnerable to sustaining traumatic brain injuries and other serious injuries in the event of a collision. Every year, around five people lose their lives in ATV collisions throughout Oklahoma. These incidents are extremely devastating, especially when small children are the victims.
Families are often unprepared to deal with the emotional and financial devastation following a fatal collision. When children are killed in fatal ATV collisions, it is imperative for surviving relatives to contact a motor vehicle accident attorney in Oklahoma as soon as possible.
For a combined 84-years, attorneys who work at McIntyre Law have helped numerous victims, and their families, get the justice and compensation they deserve. Although filing a wrongful death claim is not an easy decision, we believe victims are entitled to recover for the wrongful death of a loved one. These events are truly life-changing and costly – emotionally and financially. Contact McIntyre Law at (405) 917-5250 to speak with an Oklahoma wrongful death attorney 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.