Oklahoma City, OK (May 7, 2019) – On Sunday, May 5th, Oklahoma Highway Patrol responded to the scene of a collision on Southwest 29th Street.
According to Police, 19-year-old Darien Monhatwa was traveling along SW 29th. As Monhatwa passed through the intersection with South May Avenue, he was struck by a left-turning SUV.
Monhatwa sustained fatal injuries in the collision and was pronounced deceased at the scene by responding officers.
We would like to send our deepest condolences to the family of Mr. Darien Monhatwa.
Fatal Motorcycle Collisions In Oklahoma
With the weather in a far more desirable state, we are seeing a drastic increase in the number of motorcyclists on roadways across the state. Unfortunately, individuals who choose this method for transportation are at an increased risk of sustaining serious and physical injuries should they be involved in motor vehicle accidents. The compact size of these vehicles makes them more difficult for larger vehicles to see. Sadly, numerous individuals lose their lives in motorcycle accidents across our state annually.
When victims are killed in these tragic incidents, surviving family members should contact a wrongful death attorney in Oklahoma. Families may be able to obtain compensation to cover the costs for funeral and burial arrangements, lost wages, and various other damages.
Oklahoma motorcycle accident attorneys who work at McIntyre Law have over 90 years of experience helping victims and their families get the justice they deserve. Even though filing a legal claim against those at fault is a difficult decision for families to make, we believe those harmed deserve justice for the wrongful death of a loved one. Contact our personal injury attorneys in Oklahoma at (405) 917-5250 to schedule a free case evaluation.
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.