Two injured in motorcycle accident
Ponca City Now - January 23, 2015 6:53 am
The Oklahoma Highway Patrol reports a 25-year-old woman and 6-year-old boy, both from Ponca City, were injured Thursday night in a truck-motorcycle accident west of Ponca City.
Joleen Wilson, 25, was driving a 2015 Honda motorcycle on North Avenue about a half mile east of S Street at 7:15 p.m. A 6-year-old boy was riding as a passenger on the motorcycle.
The motorcycle collided with a 2006 Dodge pickup driven by Heron Ramriaz, 21, of Marland. Neither Ramriaz nor a passenger, Macy Cries For Ribs, 22, of Tonkawa, were injured, the Highway Patrol reported.
Wilson was transported by MedFlight to Wesley Hospital in Wichita. She was admitted in critical condition with head and leg injuries, according to the Highway Patrol’s report.
The boy was transported by MedFlight to OU Trauma Center in Oklahoma City, according to the report. He was admitted in stable condition with whole body injuries.
The Highway Patrol reported the truck was eastbound on old U.S. 60 and the motorcycle also was eastbound on the road. The motorcycle was slowing and turning left into a driveway when the truck swerved left and hit the motorcycle during its turn.
Both occupants of the truck were wearing seat belts and the airbags deployed, the Highway Patrol said. Both the driver and passenger on the motorcycle were wearing helmets.
The Highway Patrol was assisted by the Kay County Sheriff’s Office, the Tonkawa Fire Department and the Ponca City Fire Department.