UPDATE: Wreck on Interstate 44 in Oklahoma City reported near NW 36 and north of NW 23

Wrecks are being reported around Oklahoma. A highway south of Stillwater is closed. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol reports the closure.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Modified: January 10, 2013 at 9:23 am •  Published: January 10, 2013
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photo - A light pole lays in the grass between NW 36 Street and NW 39 Street where northbound I-44 becomes the Lake Hefner Parkway after a vehicle hit it, shown at right, while traveling on rain slick roads during the morning rush hour in Oklahoma City Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013. Photo by Paul B. Southerland
A light pole lays in the grass between NW 36 Street and NW 39 Street where northbound I-44 becomes the Lake Hefner Parkway after a vehicle hit it, shown at right, while traveling on rain slick roads during the morning rush hour in Oklahoma City Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013. Photo by Paul B. Southerland

7:10 a.m. A number of wrecks are being reported around the Oklahoma City area. Traffic is backing up on eastbound Interstate 44 south of NW 36 and north of NW 23 due to a wreck, according to Oklahoma City police and fire radio reports.

7 a.m. The eastbound Northwest Expressway on-ramp at northbound May Avenue is closed due to a wreck, according to fire department radio reports. Another wreck with injury is reported at NW 36 and eastbound Interstate 44.

6:30 a.m. The southbound lanes of U.S. 177 are closed a half mile north of 68th Street due to a collision, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reports.

The wreck is south of Stillwater.

Check back to NewsOK.com for more information.


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