Shawnee hit-and-run collision kills 1 bicyclist, injures another

Posted on Tuesday, April 4th, 2023 at 3:35 am    

SHAWNEE, OK – One cyclist died, and another went to the hospital after a vehicle struck them at a Shawnee intersection before fleeing the scene, reports KFOR News.

The incident happened around 9 p.m. Sunday at the intersection of Pool Place and Highway 3, or East Highland Street.

Authorities identified the deceased biker as Jason Hanks.

Medics transported the second biker, identified as Ronny Baker, to a local hospital.

Police believe the driver of a four-door Honda Accord is responsible for the collision. They say the car is missing a front bumper and grill.

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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