Ponca City man injured in ATV accident

Ponca City Now - March 26, 2016 8:52 am

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol has reported that 49 year old Ponca City resident Michael Gene Bales was injured Friday evening.

According to the report, Bales was traveling at an excessive speed on a sandbar in the Arkansas River. The ATV, a Honda 250 3 wheeler went over a rise and rolled end over multiple times. Bales was ejected an unknown distance from the ATV

Bales was transported by AirEvac to St. Francis in Tulsa where he was admitted in stable condition with trunk internal injuries.

The accident occured just north of the US Highway 60 bridge and 1/2 mile west of Raintree Road.

Investigating the accident was Trooper Robert Regnier who was assisted by Ponca City Fire/EMS, Osage County Sheriff’s Office and AirEvac.

 

Latest Stories

Oklahoma Supreme Court rejects state education board’s authority over public school libraries

EDMOND, Okla. (AP) — Local school boards in Oklahoma will retain the right to determine what...

EARLY VOTING UNDERWAY IN OKLAHOMA AHEAD OF PRIMARY ELECTIONS

Primary elections for federal, state, and county candidates are scheduled for next Tuesday, June 18. But...

STUDY SUGGESTS TORNADO ALLEY IS SHIFTING EAST

A recent study by meteorologists says Tornado Alley is shifting to the East. Since the 1950s,...