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Wreck on I-244 Takes Out Motorcyclist, Closes Interstate

Posted on behalf of Edwards Law Firm on Aug 02, 2013 in Motorcycle Accidents

Thursday at 12:30 p.m. a call came into the Oklahoma Highway Patrol of a motorcycle wreck on I-244, where a rider was involved in an accident in a northbound lane of I-244.

The cyclist, a 29-year-old, was riding as part of a funeral procession when he attempted to take an on-ramp onto US-75 at a high rate of speed, causing him to lose control and crash his bike on the interstate.

According to the police report, he missed the curve of the on-ramp and went off the road, flying approximately 36' away from the motorcycle. Officers reported that he was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash and is currently in the hospital receiving treatment for his injuries.

Motorcyclists can be dangerous drivers since the small stature of their vehicle can encourage risky lane changes and speeding. If you were injured in an accident because of a motorcyclists negligence then you may be entitled to compensation that can help you recover.

Call The Edwards Law Firm to see how we can fight for your rights and get you the justice you deserve. Our Tulsa personal injury lawyers have the skill and experience you need following an auto accident, and we will always seek the maximum amount of compensation due to our clients.

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