Collision on I-40 EB at Douglas Blvd delays traffic

Posted on Saturday, July 1st, 2023 at 3:13 am    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A Friday evening crash along the interstate in eastern Oklahoma City blocked traffic while crews responded to the scene, reports the Oklahoma Department of Transportation.

The incident happened sometime before 7:25 p.m. on the eastbound side of I-40 at Douglas Boulevard, which is just east of Tinker Air Force Base.

There’s no word yet on injuries or what might have caused the accident. Officials closed all but one lane of I-40 eastbound following the crash.

A full investigation is underway. Our team will share updates if we learn more about injuries, the number of vehicles involved, or the cause of the wreck.

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 car 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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