UPDATE: U.S. 270 reopened after tractor-trailer wreck cleared

Snow, hail and sleet has caused slick spots in the Oklahoma City area Thursday. Oklahoma City roadways could be treacherous on bridges and overpasses.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Modified: February 21, 2013 at 11:09 am •  Published: February 21, 2013

Crews are working multiple wrecks around Oklahoma City area as heavy rain moves across the area.

An injury wreck was reported at 5 a.m. on westbound Interstate 240 on the S Walker Avenue bridge, according to Oklahoma City police.

Crews continue to monitor roadways statewide, the Oklahoma Department of Transportation reports Thursday morning.

Drivers are urged to plan ahead, allow extra time to travel, use caution and avoid travel if possible.

Crews in western and northern Oklahoma report slick and hazardous conditions. Counties in eastern parts of the state, including the Tulsa metro, report mostly wet roads with temperatures hovering near the freezing mark.

Oklahoma City metro crews are responding to the quickly changing conditions, salting and sanding all roads, bridges and overpasses and will continue to do so until the storms have passed and roads are clear. Roads are currently considered slick and hazardous. Check NewsOK.com for traffic updates.


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