UPDATE: Wrong way driver collides with semi-truck

Posted on Tuesday, June 9th, 2020 at 3:20 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A wrong-way crash on I-44 near Classen Boulevard early Friday morning left a female driver in critical condition.

According to KFOR, a 24-year-old female behind the wheel of a Chevy Malibu was driving eastbound in a westbound lane around 2:00 a.m.when she hit a semi-truck head-on. The truck driver tried to avoid the accident and skidded off the roadway and into a guard rail. 

The driver of the Malibu was taken to a local hospital in critical condition. The driver of the truck did not sustain any injuries in the crash.

Authorities are still investigating what may have caused her to travel into oncoming traffic at the time of the incident. This story is ongoing and more details will be provided as they become available.

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