Collision involving semi-truck leaks hazardous material on I-240

Posted on Wednesday, August 5th, 2020 at 11:43 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Officials in southwest Oklahoma City responded to a collision involving a semi-truck that resulted in fuel leaking along a busy freeway Wednesday morning.

The accident occurred along a service road near Interstate 240, west of Interstate 35 before 10:00 a.m., according to News 9. Authorities say the truck began leaking hazardous fuel immediately following the crash.

There have been injuries reported as a result of the collision. But how many people were hurt and the extent of those injuries has not yet been released.

An investigation into what may have caused the accident is still underway.

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 City 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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