UPDATE: I-40 eastbound lanes reopened at Air Depot after tractor-trailer overturns in Midwest City

A tractor-trailer overturned in Midwest City at I-40 and Air Depot.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Modified: May 9, 2013 at 1:18 pm •  Published: May 9, 2013

1:15 p.m. Interstate 40 eastbound at Air Depot has been reopened, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reports. I-40 eastbound at the SE 29 off ramp remains closed.

11:55 a.m. All lanes of Interstate 40 westbound near Air Depot are reopened, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reports. The eastbound lanes remain closed and traffic is being diverted at Sooner Road.

8 a.m. The westbound lanes of Interstate 40 should be open in about an hour, said Betsy Randolph, Oklahoma Highway Patrol trooper. A tractor-trailer went over a dividing wall about 5:20 a.m. and both westbound and eastbound lanes of I-40 have been shut down since. The eastbound lanes had diesel spilled on the roadway. Crews are working to clean up the spill. Traffic is being diverted around Tinker Air Force Base at Sooner Road and at Douglas Boulevard. No injuries were reported in the Thursday morning crash. Check NewsOK.com for traffic updates.

6:35 a.m. Eastbound traffic on Interstate 40 Thursday morning will exit the interstate at Sooner Road. Westbound motorists will exit I-40 at Douglas Boulevard. The traffic tie-up is due to an overturned tractor-trailer, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reports. Check NewsOK.com for traffic updates.

5:50 a.m. MIDWEST CITY -- Both eastbound and westbound lanes of Interstate 40 are shut down at Air Depot Thursday. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol has responded to an overturned tractor-trailer. Check NewsOK.com for traffic updates.

5:40 a.m. MIDWEST CITY -- A tractor-trailer has overturned Thursday morning on Interstate 40 at Air Depot.

Emergency crews have responded.

Check NewsOK.com for more information.


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