Jack-knifed semi-truck causes traffic delays and lane closures on I-40

Posted on Sunday, August 1st, 2021 at 1:28 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A jack-knifed semi-truck caused traffic delays and lane closures on I-40 eastbound this morning, according to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol.

The crash occurred at around 8:50 a.m. on eastbound I-40, beneath I-35 N at the Ft. Smith junction in east Oklahoma City.

A jack-knifed semi-truck was blocking two of the left lanes.

There is no information at this point on possible injuries.


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 City 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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