Crash on I-40 WB near SH-48 in Okfuskee CO. blocks traffic

Posted on Saturday, July 8th, 2023 at 2:53 am    

OKFUSKEE CO., OK – Officials closed all westbound lanes of I-40 late Friday morning in Okfuskee County after a collision, reports the Oklahoma Department of Transportation.

The incident happened near mile marker 217, which is just west of State Highway 48 and near Okemah.

There’s no word yet on injuries, nor have police released any details regarding the circumstances of the accident.

Crews worked to clear the scene by around 12:55 p.m., at which point officials re-opened all westbound lanes of I-40.

Our team will share additional updates if we learn more about injuries, the number of vehicles involved, or the cause of the collision.

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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