UPDATE: The scene has been cleared and the northbound lanes are back open.
OKLAHOMA CITY – Officials are working to clean up an accident on I-35 in NE Oklahoma City.
Emergency crews responded to the scene on I-35 near NE 50th St.
According to the Oklahoma City Fire Department, “a serious accident” has caused the northbound lanes of the interstate to close in that area.
TRAFFIC ALERT | NB I-35 / NE 50th St. | Firefighters on scene of a serious accident near this location. NB lanes on I-35 are blocked. Please use caution in the area and watch for emergency vehicles and personnel as they work this incident. DM 8:16 a.m. pic.twitter.com/na43z3XH1G
— Oklahoma City Fire (@OKCFD) April 8, 2019
Drivers are urged to use caution or find an alternate route if possible.
Details of the crash are still under investigation.