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Motorcyclist Killed in Accident Involving Semi-Truck

Jonathan Hernandez7 months ago

One person was killed in a motorcycle accident that happened in Tulsa.

Details about the Fatal Motorcycle Accident

KJRH News is reporting that one person was killed in a motorcycle accident in which the motorcycle collided with a truck on Tuesday morning.

According to the Ohio Highway Patrol, a 34-year-old motorcyclist was killed when he collided with the gas tank of a semi-truck along Highway 412, between Catoosa and Inola at 305th East Avenue. Troopers indicate that the motorcycle was heading east when it hit the semi-truck that was heading westbound on Highway 412.

The Ohio Highway Patrol says that dense fog in the area may have been a factor in the accident, and a witness in the area stated that the fog was so think in some places, you couldn’t see your hand in front of your face.

At this time, it is not known whether or not anyone will be facing any charges.

Important Information about Motorcycle Accidents

According to the Insurance Information Institute, there are thousands of wrongful deaths of people who are killed in motorcycle accidents every year in the United States:

  • 4,586 people were killed in motorcycle accidents in 2014.
  • In 2014, there were about 8.4 million registered motorcycles on the road in 2014.
  • In 2014, there were about 92,000 motorcyclists who were injured in accidents that happened in the United States. 

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