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Broadway Ext. flooded, shut down

OKLAHOMA CITY -- Heavy rains caused trouble on metro roadways during the early Friday morning commute.

About 4 a.m. standing water on the northbound lanes of Broadway Extension near Northeast 50th Street.

According to emergency responders, there was a drainage problem on Broadway which caused the back-up.

Two vehicles were stranded.

At least one driver was rescued from their vehicle.

No was was injured.

About 6 a.m. city crews cleared the blockage so the water could drain, and they could open one lane of traffic.

By 6:30 a.m. both lanes of traffic were moving.

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