Overturned semi blocks westbound lanes on I-40

Posted on Wednesday, March 31st, 2021 at 9:35 pm    

CUSTER CO., OK – Troopers blocked several lanes on I-40 after a semi-truck overturned on Wednesday morning.

According to a tweet by OHP, the accident took place at about 8:22 a.m. within the westbound lanes of I-40 at mile marker 80.

The cause of the crash is unclear at this time. However, all westbound lanes were shut down for several hours while emergency crews worked to remove the truck from the roadway. All lanes were reopened shortly after 2 p.m.

No injuries have been reported as a direct result of the crash.

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 trucking 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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