CANADIAN COUNTY, Okla. – The driver of a semi was taken to the hospital in critical condition after strong winds pushed the tractor trailer onto its side.
It happened Friday just before 10:30 p.m. near Calumet in Canadian County on I-40 westbound.
Officials say a 54-year-old man was traveling westbound on I-40 when he “drove into a thunderstorm with strong winds that pushed the semi onto its side.”
I-40 @ mm 116, overturned semi accident with injury pic.twitter.com/6pXFvUJWJm
— Canadian Co Sheriff (@Canadian_Co_SO) June 23, 2018
He was taken to the hospital in critical condition.
The cause of the crash was due to the weather, according to officials.