Serious wreck forces officers to close down part of busy Oklahoma City roadway

OKLAHOMA CITY – Drivers may need to find another way to get home following an accident along a busy Oklahoma City roadway.

Emergency crews were called to the area of Wilshire and May Ave. around 4:40 p.m. on Thursday afternoon after learning about a wreck.


Police and fire crews responded to the scene and closed down May Ave. and Wilshire Blvd. around the wreck.

Officials with the Oklahoma City Police Department say two cars were involved in the accident.


Initially, authorities said that one person was listed in serious condition.

Now, officials say that person has died from their injuries.

Drivers are encouraged to find an alternate route as they head home.