UPDATE: All lanes of I-40 are back open as of 1 p.m.
BECKHAM COUNTY, Okla. – According to Oklahoma Highway Patrol there have been numerous accidents between mile marker 34-43 on I-40 going eastbound.
Highway patrol has closed down the highway in order to clean up some of the accidents.
TROOP H – Interstate 40 eastbound is closed between mile markers 34-43 due to several accidents
— Okla. Highway Patrol (@OHPtraffic) February 9, 2014
Callers are saying they have not moved for an hour.
Traffic is moving very slowly and officials are asking drivers to avoid this area.