• Motorcyclist in critical condition after crashing behind trailer on Highway 169

    By: Jenny Young


    TULSA, Okla. - Quick Facts:

    • Police said a motorcyclist is in critical condition after crashing behind a trailer on southbound Highway 169.
    • Officers told FOX23 the motorcyclist was driving fast behind someone pulling a trailer.
    • The trailer's tires started to shred and the motorcyclist could not brake so he swerved and hit the wall of the highway.
    • A Tulsa firefighter on his way to work stopped to perform CPR on the man before police arrived.
    • Police said the man pulling the trailer will not be given a ticket for the shredded tire.
    • The driver told police he pulled over down the highway to fix his tire and did not know the motorcycle crashed at the time of the accident.
    • Police said the motorcyclist was driving too fast behind the trailer.
    • All but one outside lane of Highway 169 were blocked.
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