Semi crash, fuel spill blocks eastbound Turner Turnpike in Wellston

Posted on Tuesday, November 29th, 2022 at 7:16 pm    

LINCOLN COUNTY, OK — A truck hauling a crane overturned Tuesday morning on Turner Turnpike, causing a traffic backup near Wellston, according to News9.

The accident occurred on the eastbound lanes approaching Exit 158 to Oklahoma Highway 66/U.S. Route 66 at about 10:00 a.m.

Authorities have not released information regarding the cause or circumstances of the wreck, but no injuries were reported in the event.

Eastbound traffic was at a standstill as crews worked to clear a resulting fuel spill from the roadway. Commuters were advised to find alternate routes around the scene.

No other details have been shared at this time.

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 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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