Police Investigate Bicycle Accident
Tulsa, OK (December 13, 2018) On December 12th, a bicycle accident happened on 49th West Avenue near West 1st Street. According to the reports, a vehicle struck a bicyclist while they were riding across the street around 8:35 p.m. When emergency responders arrived at the scene, they transported the injured cyclist to a nearby hospital for treatment. The extent of the cyclist’s injuries is unknown at this time. The police are currently investigating the cause of the accident.
We are sorry to hear that a bicyclist was injured in this accident. We hope the cyclist is in stable condition and recovers quickly.
Bicycle Accidents in Oklahoma
Recent studies show that per billion vehicle miles, over 1,000 bicyclists are killed or seriously injured after being struck by vehicles. Bicyclists are easily injured because their bodies are vulnerable to the impact and weight of vehicles. The most common causes of bicycle accidents are distracted driving, speeding, intersection and lane merging, and violating the rules of the road. Once the police determine what caused this accident, it’s likely that the cyclist will file a personal injury lawsuit to help cover medical expenses and more.
At McGuire Law Firm, we have the resources and expertise required to help our clients obtain large settlements for their personal injury cases, especially if their injuries were caused by someone else’s negligence. If you or someone you know obtained injuries in a bicycle accident, call (405) 513-5658.