Semi crash at I-44 WB and N Western Ave blocks traffic in OKC

Posted on Friday, September 15th, 2023 at 2:01 am    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A Thursday morning accident involving a semi-truck and a pickup slowed traffic along the interstate in Oklahoma City.

According to KOCO News 5, the incident happened on the westbound side of I-44 near North Western Avenue, which is near the junction for the Northwest Expressway.

At this time, the cause and circumstances of the accident are still unclear. Police say that the 18-wheeler caught fire after the crash and that a tow truck was required to remove the pickup truck from the scene.

There’s no word yet on injuries or fatalities.

Officials closed the westbound on-ramp from North Western Avenue to I-44 while crews investigated and worked to clear the scene.

The investigation is ongoing.

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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