Update: One taken to hospital, I-44 lanes reopening

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UPDATE: One person was taken to the hospital after being freed from an SUV following an accident.

Authorities are still working to clear the scene and encourage drivers to drive slowly in the area.

One lane is still closed but traffic is flowing in the other lanes.

OKLAHOMA CITY – Emergency crews were rushed to an accident Friday evening after authorities learned one person was trapped inside a vehicle.

Officials were called to eastbound I-44 near N. Kelley Ave. around 8:40 p.m. on Friday.

Initial reports say a driver of a Ford SUV is trapped inside the vehicle.

Authorities say eastbound I-44 is shut down to one lane as crews tend to the scene.

Drivers are encouraged to find an alternate route.


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