Vehicle erupts into flames during crash in OKC

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OKLAHOMA CITY - Emergency responders are at the scene of a fiery crash near Interstate 40 and Shields.

A motorist drove off of the Shields bridge and crashed into the I-40 embankment in the downtown Oklahoma City area Friday night, causing the vehicle to erupt into flames.

Emergency crews initially had trouble getting to the scene.

So far it's not clear if anybody has been injured or not. It does appear that crews may have started blocking lanes in the area.

Stay with News 4 as this story develops.

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