Semi slams into cable barriers on Kilpatrick Turnpike in NW Oklahoma City

Posted on Thursday, January 5th, 2023 at 7:18 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — A semi-truck accident Wednesday evening resulted in long delays on John Kilpatrick Turnpike in northwest Oklahoma City, reports KOCO.

The wreck occurred on the westbound lanes at Council Road and Memorial Road at about 5:23 p.m.

It was unclear what led up to the crash, but authorities said the semi struck cable barriers along the turnpike, causing a major traffic backup in the area.

The scene remained on the roadway for over two hours. By 7:26 p.m., crews had cleared the accident.

At this time, no information on the condition of the driver has been provided.

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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