Multi-vehicle crash on I-40 WB at S Western Ave blocks traffic

Posted on Wednesday, September 27th, 2023 at 3:46 am    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A four-vehicle collision on the westbound side of the interstate in downtown Oklahoma City slowed traffic early Tuesday evening, reports KFOR News 4. 

The incident happened sometime before 5:47 p.m. at the intersection of I-40 westbound and South Western Avenue, which is just west of Scissortail Park and north of Wheeler Park.

It’s not yet clear what caused the accident, but police say it blocked all of the westbound lanes of I-40 while crews worked to investigate and clear the scene.

Officials have not reported any injuries so far, but they say that one of the four vehicles overturned as a result of the crash.

A full investigation is underway. Our writers will share updates if we learn more about the circumstances of the accident.

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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