Truck carrying 105 cattle overturns on I-44 in SW Oklahoma City

Posted on Monday, September 19th, 2022 at 6:00 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — A rollover crash involving a full cattle hauler was reported Sunday morning on Interstate 44 in southwest Oklahoma City, reports FOX23.

The accident occurred on the northbound lanes at Southwest 59th Street, shortly after 10:30 a.m.

It was unclear what led up to the crash, but the Oklahoma Highway Patrol said a semi-truck transporting 105 cattle rolled over.

Officials did not say whether the driver or any of the cattle were injured, but the animals were transferred into another semi following the crash.

Hazmat crews and environmental services were called to the scene to clear fuel from the roadway. Traffic was diverted from the scene.

At this time, no further information has been made available.

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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