At least 1 killed in multi-vehicle crash on I-40 near west Oklahoma City

Posted on Thursday, February 9th, 2023 at 6:55 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — Authorities responded to a fatal wreck Thursday morning involving a semi-trailer on Interstate 40 in west Oklahoma City, according to KOCO.

The accident took place on the westbound interstate near Exit 140 to South Morgan Road.

Details remain limited, but a semi-trailer and two other vehicles were involved. The semi-trailer was said to have traveled into a nearby ditch, and a pickup truck was left severely damaged.

At this time, authorities have not confirmed the number of people killed, but one driver of a passenger vehicle was reported to be OK.

Two horses that were traveling in the semi-trailer were recovered and were able to be taken up a hill.

All westbound traffic was forced to get by through a single open lane as crew members worked the scene.

No other information has been made available at this time.

This information is presented as a way to help keep our community safer and is not meant to be taken as legal advice. However, the Oklahoma truck accident attorneys at the Abel Law Firm have helped clients secure financial compensation for their medical bills, lost wages, and other expenses. If you or someone you love has been injured in an accident involving another vehicle, contact us today for a free consultation.

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