A Tahlequah motorcyclist was killed after colliding with a vehicle on Friday, March 26th, at approximately 2:10 p.m. The crash happened at Oklahoma 82 and North Elm Grove Road, approximately 3.8 miles north of Tahlequah.
According to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, Boyd Christie, 56, was traveling westbound on Oklahoma 82 on a Harley-Davidson when 22-year-old Sidney Hair failed to stop at a stop sign on Elm Grove Road. As a result, Christie crashed into the vehicle and was thrown into a ditch.
Sadly, Christie was pronounced dead at the scene. Hair was transported to Saint John Medical Center in Tulsa, reportedly in stable condition.
Did you know in 2019 there were 88 fatal and injury accidents in Cherokee County (Tahlequah, Fort Gibson, Hulbert)? Of the total 117 people injured, sadly nine died as a result of their injuries.
The sudden death of a loved one is an overwhelming experience. When a death is caused by the negligence of someone else, it is devastating. At Swain Law Group we are committed to helping families throughout Oklahoma get the justice and the compensation they deserve.
The law allows personal representatives and family members of the deceased to file wrongful death claims and recover compensation. You can trust our experienced team of personal injury attorneys with the legal procedures while you focus on what’s most important: family. Please contact our office at 405-546-1292 or reach out with a confidential message to discuss your case.