Multi-Vehicle Collision Causes Fatality
Mustang, OK (August 5, 2018) Early Sunday morning, around 12:45 a.m., a multi-vehicle collision occurred involving a motorcycle and a regular vehicle near State Highway 152 and South Gregory Road. Officials state two people were on the motorcycle when the collision happened. Mediflight transported one of the riders to the hospital. However, the rider suffered fatal injuries. Police took the driver of the vehicle into custody. Investigators are still investigating the scene to determine the cause of the accident and who is at fault.
Motorcycle Accidents in Oklahoma
Motorcycle accidents occur more frequently than they should and often leave motorcyclists suffering severe injuries. Depending on the severity of the accident, motorcyclists can also suffer catastrophic injuries, which are injuries that prevent the injured victim from physically living a normal life. Lastly, motorcyclists can also suffer fatal injuries, which is what happened in this case. The reason motorcyclists easily obtain injuries is due to the fact that the only bodily protection they wear is a helmet, which is not enough. The most common injuries are brain injuries, head injuries, spinal cord injuries, broken bones, and internal injuries.
Motorcycle accidents are almost always caused by another driver’s negligent behavior. If investigators determine that the motorcyclist suffered fatal injuries because of the other driver’s negligence, then a wrongful death lawsuit can be filed with the help of an attorney. Nobody deserves to lose their life because of another driver’s carelessness; it’s unfair to them and devastating for their families.
At McGuire Law Firm, we’re aware of how dangerous and life-altering motorcycle accidents can be. We do everything within our power to assist families during such a tragic time. We believe our clients deserve compensation for medical expenses, emotional distress, mental anguish, and pain and suffering. If someone you love received injuries or lost their life in a motorcycle accident, call (405) 513-5658.