Interstate 40 reopens near Prague after accident

PRAGUE — Oklahoma highway crews have reopened eastbound lanes of Interstate 40 near Prague after an accident on the ice roadway.

BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Published: December 25, 2012
Advertisement
;

PRAGUE — Oklahoma highway crews have reopened eastbound lanes of Interstate 40 near Prague after an accident on the ice roadway.

A tractor-trailer jackknifed on the highway Christmas morning, temporarily closing the road between Oklahoma 9A and U.S. Route 377.

The eastbound lanes of the highway were closed for about 40 minutes.

A winter storm warning has been posted for much of Oklahoma. Highway officials are urging motorists to stay where they are and to not take a chance on the slick roadways. An accident earlier Christmas morning in Oklahoma City involved 21 vehicles.



Trending Now


AROUND THE WEB

  1. 1
    Mike Gundy celebrates baseball championship with son
  2. 2
    Sharks in Cape Cod Town Draw Tourists, Flipping the ‘Jaws’ Script
  3. 3
    77% want illegals sent home, 81% say it's a serious issue
  4. 4
    VIDEO: Dog Reunited With Owner After 2 Years Passes Out
  5. 5
    The editorial everyone's talking about: The New York Times calls for federal repeal of marijuana ban
+ show more