Accident shuts down I-35 SB at US-77 in Murray County

Posted on Wednesday, August 31st, 2022 at 8:57 pm    

MURRAY COUNTY, OK — A vehicle crash Tuesday morning closed a section of southbound Interstate 35 near south Davis, according to the Oklahoma Department of Transportation.

The collision occurred on the southbound lanes at Exit 51 to U.S. Highway 77. It was first reported by the OKDOT at 5:11 a.m.

Officials have not released details on the cause of the accident, but the entire southbound interstate remained blocked for over an hour.

US-77 was recommended as an alternate route around the area.


By 6:26 a.m., all southbound traffic was able to get by through a single lane. Motorists were warned of continued delays as crews worked to clear the scene.


At 12:10 p.m., nearly 7 hours after the initial report, the wreck had been cleared and all lanes were reopened to normal traffic.


It remains unclear at this time whether anyone was injured.

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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