Man Sentenced to Prison for Paralysis-Causing Accident

Published 02/08 2013 05:11PM

Updated 02/08 2013 05:15PM

    The man police say is responsible for a hit-and-run accident that left a motorcycle driver partially paralyzed pleads guilty and is sentenced today in 78th District Court.
    Connard Lee Riddles III was sentenced to three years in prison on the charge of accident involving injury or death.
    On August 27, police say the motorcycle 17-year-old Clay Sorrells was riding was bumped by a car on Fairway Boulevard, tossing him off the bike.
    He was not wearing a helmet and was critically injured.
    Police say Riddles was driving the car that hit Sorrells and he left the scene.
    Sorrells has had two brain surgeries and the right side of his face is paralyzed.
    He was indicted by the Wichita County Grand Jury last week on the charge of theft of property over $1500.
    Police say the motorcycle he was driving was stolen.

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