Driver injured in vehicle fire on I-35 near NE Oklahoma City

Posted on Wednesday, May 25th, 2022 at 8:49 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — A man was hurt when his SUV caught fire early Wednesday on Interstate 35 near Twin Hills Golf & Country Club in northeast Oklahoma City, reports KOCO.

Oklahoma City police and fire crews responded to the scene on the northbound lanes near Northeast 36th Street, shortly before 3:30 a.m.

According to officials, a man was driving an older-model Ford Expedition when the vehicle malfunctioned and caught fire. He was able to pull over to the inside median and exit.

Shortly after arriving to find the vehicle fully engulfed in flames, firefighters were able to put out the blaze.

The male driver suffered minor injuries and was treated by emergency medics.

A section of the highway was shut down during the response but has since been reopened.


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