Update: H.E. Bailey Turnpike westbound lanes reopen after crash
Update 3:25 p.m. – Officials have reopened the westbound lanes of the H.E. Bailey Turnpike near mile maker 100.
NEWCASTLE, Okla. – As travelers hit the roads this holiday weekend, there’s an important traffic alert you need to know about.
An accident involving two cars is closing down a stretch of a busy Oklahoma highway.
The Oklahoma Highway Patrol has closed the westbound lanes of the H.E. Bailey Turnpike at mile marker 100.
The crash site is 7 miles south of Newcastle, Okla.
The wreck happened just before 2:00 p.m. Friday.
OHP is urging drivers to take another route to avoid that stretch of I-44 (H.E. Bailey Turnpike).
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