UPDATE: Westbound I-40 reopened after closure for injury accident
UPDATE: Officials say all lines of westbound I-40 have been reopened at this time.
OKLAHOMA CITY – Drivers along a busy interstate may have to find an alternate route following an injury accident on Monday morning.
Just after 9 a.m., emergency crews were forced to shut down westbound I-40, just west of Sunnylane, due to an accident.
Officials say they preparing to open one lane to traffic, but drivers are still encouraged to avoid the area if possible.
The Del City Fire Department says that one lane is open, but a second accident has been reported just east of Sunnylane.