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Bicyclist injured in accident on Waverly Street

Ponca City Now - August 13, 2019 10:06 am

A Ponca City bicyclist was critically injured Monday afternoon in a collision with a vehicle driven by a Bartlesville woman on Waverly Street, 3/10ths of a mile south of South Avenue.

Trenton Hayes Riff, 23, was transported by AirEvac to Wesley Medical Center in Wichita with head and trunk internal injuries, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported.

Pamela Tayrien, 67, of Bartlesville was not injured. She was driving a 2017 Chevrolet Equinox.

The Patrol’s report said both vehicles were northbound on Waverly when Tayrien’s vehicle approached the bicycle from behind and struck it. Riff was thrown over the Chevrolet into the ditch. His bicycle was thrown forward from the point of impact.

The Patrol’s investigation into the accident is continuing.

 

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