Ponca City man injured in motorcycle accident

Ponca City Now - May 3, 2016 8:06 am

An unidentified Ponca City man was injured yesterday afternoon in a motorcycle accident on North Avenue east of County Road Main, just east of Tonkawa.

The man’s 1999 Harley Davidson was traveling east on North Avenue when it departed the roadway to the right for an unknown reason, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported.

It traveled about 528 feet, went airborn over a washout area for 18 feet and hit a ditch. The driver then separated from the motorcycle and came to rest 48 feet east and 15 feet south of the resting point of the motorcycle.

The man was transported by Tonkawa Fire Department to Blackwell Hospital, and then by
AirEvac to Wesley Hospital in Wichita. He was admitted there in serious condition with trunk, head, arm and leg injuries, the Patrol reported.


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