Oklahoma City, OK (May 15, 2019) – On May 14th, around 9:30 p.m., Oklahoma Police and first responders reported to the scene of a collision near SW 20th Street and Meridian Avenue.
According to officials, a motorcyclist was traveling north along Meridian when they were struck by a truck, which was attempting to turn onto SW 22nd.
The impact of the collision caused the driver of the motorcycle to sustain fatal injuries. The man was pronounced deceased at the scene of the accident by officials.
A female passenger on the motorcycle was transported to an area hospital for medical treatment to unknown injuries. The driver of the truck was uninjured in the event.
We would like to send our deepest condolences to the family of the motorcyclist who lost his life in this accident.
We pray the injured woman makes a full recovery.
Fatal Motorcycle Accidents In Oklahoma
Every year, several motorcyclists lose their lives in collisions across Oklahoma. Regardless of the fact that these motor vehicles account for less than 1% of traffic across our roadways, they are involved in over 15% of fatal collisions.
When victims lose their lives in motorcycle accidents, they often leave behind grieving friends and families. In many cases, surviving family members are forced to bear the costs for medical treatments and funeral arrangements. When motorcyclists lose their lives in collisions caused by careless or negligent drivers, families can contact an Oklahoma wrongful death attorney to get the justice they deserve.
Over the years, Oklahoma motorcycle accident attorneys at McIntyre Law have helped countless families get full and fair compensation from at-fault drivers to cover various damages incurred from these fatal incidents. Our attorneys are dedicated to helping families get the justice they deserve for the wrongful death of a loved one. Contact our law office today at (405) 917-5250 to see how we can help with your case.
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.