Winter weather causes hiccups across state
While the temperatures didn’t stay below freezing once the sun was up, the overnight snow combined with freezing temperatures made for a messy drive for many as they went to work Monday.
Along the westbound lanes of the Turner Turnpike, crews stayed busy for nearly six hours trying to clear up an overturned semi-truck.
The truck had hit a slick spot causing it to flip onto its side and slide across the highway through a guardrail.
The accident did not block traffic but did slow the westbound lanes while crews worked to remove the semi.
Along I-40 there were numerous accidents.
Our Storm Tracker Marc Dillard came upon an ice cream truck that had flipped just moments after the accident happened.
He was able to help the driver out of the truck and call for assistance.
The driver was not seriously injured.
Near El Reno crews worked to clean up another semi accident.
The semi had jackknifed after hitting an icy patch, shutting down westbound I-40 for over an hour.
Throughout the metro, EMSA crews were called to 27 accidents.
EMSA officials say 14 people were transported to area hospitals with injuries.
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