Claremore Motorcyclist Injured In Collision With Car


Sunday, May 1st 2011, 10:57 am
By: News On 6


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ROGERS COUNTY, Oklahoma -- A Claremore motorcyclist was injured when a driver turned left in front of his bike on State Highway 266 at Mullinax Road in Rogers County. It happened at 8:24 p.m. Saturday, according to a report by the Oklahoma Highway Patrol.

Trooper Matt Logsdon said 23-year-old Bobby J. Fritz was westbound on Highway 266 when a driver going eastbound failed to yield while turning left.  The driver, 76-year-old Barbara J. Malcom of Claremore, was not injured.

Fritz was taken by medical helicopter to a Tulsa hospital where he was admitted in stable condition with arm, leg, trunk and head injuries, Logsdon said. 

Fritz was wearing a helmet, and Malcom was wearing a safety belt.