Semi catches fire after crash on I-44 near Oklahoma City mall

Posted on Wednesday, July 6th, 2022 at 8:39 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — A fiery semi-truck collision was reported Sunday evening on Interstate 44 near Penn Square Mall in northwest Oklahoma City, according to KFOR.

The accident was reported on the westbound lanes near the Classen Boulevard exit ramp, shortly before 6:51 p.m.

Details are limited, but authorities said the semi was carrying meat when it crashed and caught fire. It was unclear what caused the wreck or whether any other vehicles were involved.

Oklahoma Department of Transportation officials said all eastbound lanes of I-44 were then blocked at Pennsylvania Avenue, and all eastbound traffic was forced to exit.

At this time, no injuries have been reported.


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