Traffic alert: Accident shuts down lane along westbound I-44

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OKLAHOMA CITY –  Drivers in Oklahoma City may need to find a different route home following a minor accident on a busy interstate.

Traffic is backed up for miles along westbound I-44 near S.W. 29th St.

Authorities have one lane blocked off because of the accident.

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Officials encourage drivers to avoid the area until the accident is cleared.