creek county motorcycle crash

Motorcyclist Killed in Oklahoma Car Accident

By Attorney Ray Maples on August 9, 2012 - Comments off

A 39-year-old man was recently killed in an Oklahoma car accident when an SUV rear-ended his motorcycle. According to a News On 6 report, the fatal motorcycle accident occurred on Oklahoma 48 north of Oklahoma 33 in Creek County. Officials say the Mannford man slowed down to make a left into a private drive when an SUV slammed into his motorcycle from behind. He was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash. It is not clear if the 39-year-old female driver of the SUV will face charges, but the cause of the Oklahoma fatal collision is still under investigation.

There are a number of ways that a rear-end collision can occur. Drivers who are distracted may fail to notice that the vehicle in front of them has slowed down. Motorists who are tailgating may not have enough time to avoid a collision. Drivers who are drunk or speeding may not react in time to stop the rear-end collision from occurring. Drivers who are not entirely focused on the roadway may overlook a motorcycle or another smaller vehicle that has slowed down ahead. Read the rest »