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Several accidents reported on parkway, traffic detours recommended

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OKLAHOMA CITY – As drivers take to the highways on their lunch break, workers in northwest Oklahoma City may decide to take a different route to their destinations.

Shortly after 11 a.m. on Friday, emergency crews were called to the northbound lanes of Lake Hefner Parkway, near N.W. 122nd St., on a series of accidents.

Initial reports say one car may have been driving erratically because of a possible medical issue, causing several accidents along the roadway.traffic

Several tow trucks and an EMSA unit were called to the scene.

As crews work to clear the area, northbound traffic is backed up along the parkway.