Man arrested for DUI, manslaughter following fatal crash in SW Oklahoma City
OKLAHOMA CITY – Officials have arrested a man on multiple complaints, including DUI, after a fatal crash in southwest Oklahoma City.
On Tuesday, just before 9:30 p.m., police were called to the scene near SW 22nd and Meridian.
According to police, a man was driving southbound and attempted to turn east onto SW 22nd St., failing to yield to a motorcycle traveling northbound in the inside lane of Meridian.
Police say a man driving the motorcycle was pronounced dead at the scene. A female passenger was also riding the motorcycle and taken to the hospital where she was stable.
A man, 27-year-old Mitchell Gray, was arrested in connection to the incident. He was not injured, according to police.
Authorities say he “showed signs of alcohol intoxication and consented to a blood test.”
He was booked into the Oklahoma County Jail on several complaints including first-degree manslaughter and DUI.