Oklahoma City, OK (May 8, 2019) – On May 7th, Oklahoma City Police and emergency crews responded to the scene of a collision on NE 23rd Street.
According to reports, an unidentified male was traveling west along NE 23rd, near Coltrane Avenue, when a motorcycle changed lanes abruptly in front of his vehicle.
The man lost control of his vehicle, causing it to slide sideways into the eastbound lane.
Upon entering the eastbound lane, the man’s vehicle was struck in the passenger side by a pickup truck traveling along the roadway. The man sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene of the incident by police.
The driver in the pickup truck sustained serious head and neck injuries and was transported to St. Anthony Hospital for treatment.
We pray the injured victim is able to make a full recovery.
Our deepest sympathies go out to the family of the male who lost his life in this tragic incident.
Fatal Collisions in Oklahoma
Millions of people across our state hit the roads daily to travel from location to location. Although motor vehicles are typically safe, there are numerous individuals who lose their lives due to negligent and reckless drivers. Sadly, over 600 people lose their lives each year in motor vehicle accidents across Oklahoma. When victims are killed along Oklahoma roadways, surviving family members should contact a wrongful death attorney in Oklahoma as soon as possible.
It is crucial for those harmed to hold at-fault drivers accountable, especially in cases where innocent victims lose their lives. For over 84 years, Oklahoma car accident attorneys at McIntyre Law have helped grieving families get the justice they deserve for the wrongful death of a loved one. Although we understand that deciding to file a legal claim against the at-fault party is a difficult decision to make, we believe families should be able to recover from the loss of a loved one due to the negligent acts of another. Contact our personal injury attorneys in Oklahoma at (405) 917-5250 to get started now.
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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.