DUI suspect arrested after injury crash, fuel leak in NW Oklahoma City
Posted on Wednesday, August 24th, 2022 at 4:33 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — A man was arrested Wednesday morning after a crash that hurt at least one person near Wiley Post Airport-PWA in northwest Oklahoma City, reports Victor Park, news reporter with FOX25.
The collision occurred on a span of North Rockwell Avenue between Northwest 61st Terrace and Northwest 61st Street. It was first reported shortly before 7:24 a.m.
It was not immediately clear what led up to the wreck, but a male driver in a passenger car was arrested for suspected intoxication after striking a tow truck.
The incident was described as an “injury crash,” but authorities have not confirmed the number of victims hurt or the extent of their injuries.
A hazmat unit was called to the scene to clear a resulting fuel leak.
#BREAKING: OCFD Hazmat crews are working to clean up a fuel spill following an injury crash along Rockwell south of NW 63rd in NW OKC. I saw one man taken away in handcuffs, but I’m waiting to learn more from police. @OKCFOX pic.twitter.com/u2FycVf9Ul
— Victor Park (@VictorParkNews) August 24, 2022
A section of North Rockwell Avenue was shut down during the response but was reopened at 8:37 a.m., more than an hour later.
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