Motorcyclist critically injured in 2-vehicle crash on US-59 near Afton

Posted on Friday, March 8th, 2024 at 6:02 am    

AFTON, OK – A 38-year-old man sustained serious injuries Wednesday in a two-vehicle motorcycle accident along a highway in southwest Ottawa County, reports KSN 16.

The incident happened around 6:25 p.m. at the intersection of US-59 and East 220 Road on the northeast outskirts of Afton.

Police say that the victim’s northbound motorcycle crashed into the back of a 2011 Dodge Ram as the latter vehicle slowed to make a left turn at East 220 Road.

Medics airlifted the motorcyclist, identified as Kyle Miller, to the hospital with potentially life-threatening injuries.

The driver of the Dodge went to hospital with minor injuries and has since returned home.

Authorities say that speed was likely the primary cause of the crash.

A full investigation is underway.

This information is presented as a way to help keep our community safer and is not meant to be taken as legal advice. However, the Oklahoma car accident attorneys at the Abel Law Firm have helped clients secure financial compensation for their medical bills, lost wages, and other expenses. If you or someone you love has been injured in an accident involving another vehicle, contact us today for a free consultation.

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