Man reported to be laying on Hwy. 287 struck by vehicle

20
Arnold Ayla of Wichita Falls is moved to a helicopter after he was struck by a vehicle near Bellevue late Wednesday night.

Arnold Ayla of Wichita Falls is moved to a helicopter after he was struck by a vehicle near Bellevue late Wednesday night.

A Wichita Falls man was struck by a vehicle on Hwy. 287 approximately two miles north of Bellevue late Wednesday night following a dispute with a woman believed to be his wife.

Arnold Ayla, 47, was transported by helicopter to John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth with serious injuries. Ayla appeared to be intoxicated at the time of the accident, according to a DPS Trooper on scene.

The accident happened in front of D.W.’s Adult Video. An employee of the store told investigators that Ayla had walked into the parking lot and entered the store when a woman arrived at the location in a vehicle. The two began to argue and left the store.

At 10:56 p.m. Wednesday, July 31, a passing motorist called 911 to report a man laying in the northbound lanes of Hwy. 287. Minutes later, a second caller reported that a man had been struck while standing in the southbound lanes.

Ayla was struck by a 2000 Honda Odyssey minivan driven by Allen Carson, a female, age 50, of Pineville, La., Carson and two passengers, Kira Shaver, 20, and Shauna Allen, 14, where traveling to Louisiana from Arizona when the accident occurred.

Carson said she swerved to miss Ayla, but struck him with the passenger side mirror. The windshield was also damaged on the passenger’s side in the impact. Carson lost control of the vehicle, which came to rest facing north on the shoulder of the road.

Shaver, who was riding in the front passenger’s seat, was treated on scene for a laceration on her leg.

Once emergency personnel arrived, the woman with Ayla had left the scene, telling the driver of the minivan that she would meet Ayla at the hospital in Wichita Falls. She later contacted the driver by phone and was told that Ayla had been taken to Fort Worth.

Share.

About Author

Pioneer Sentinel

The Pioneer Sentinel is an online newspaper designed to deliver the news of Clay County, Texas, in a concise and community-friendly format.

20 Comments

  1. hello there and thank you for your information – I’ve
    definitely picked up something new from right here. I did however expertise some technical
    issues using this web site, as I experienced to reload the site
    lots of times previous to I could get it to load correctly.
    I had been wondering if your hosting is OK? Not that I am complaining, but sluggish loading instances times will sometimes affect your placement in google
    and could damage your high-quality score if advertising
    and marketing with Adwords. Anyway I’m adding this RSS to my e-mail and could look out for
    a lot more of your respective exciting content. Make sure
    you update this again very soon.

  2. Today, I went to the beachfront with my kids. I found a sea shell and gave it to my 4 year old daughter and
    said “You can hear the ocean if you put this to your ear.” She placed the shell
    to her ear and screamed. There was a hermit crab inside and it pinched her ear.

    She never wants to go back! LoL I know this is completely off topic but I had
    to tell someone!

Leave A Reply