Ponca City bicyclist in critical condition after accident

August 12, 2019 | Headlines

PONCA CITY — The Oklahoma Highway Patrol is reporting a Ponca City man is in critical condition following an accident that occurred at 2:12 p.m today.

Trenton Hayes Riff, 23, was airlifted to Wesley Medical Center in Wichita, Kan. where was admitted in with head and trunk internal injuries. Troopers report Riff was riding a bicycle northbound on Waverly near Odd Fellows Cemetery when he the back of the bike was struck by a 2017 Chevrolet Equinox driven by Pamela Tayrien, 67, Bartlesville, which was also traveling northbound. Riff was reportedly thrown forward from point of impact. Tayrien was not injured.
Troopers are still investigating the condition of both subjects and the cause of the accident is still under investigation.