Semi rolls in crash, blocking roadway; Will Rogers Turnpike WB closed at Miami as crash cleared overnight

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OTTAWA COUNTY, Okla. — Saturday night shortly before 10:00 PM, NEOK EMS were alerted to reports of a semi crash along I-44 westbound in Oklahoma. A semi tractor trailer rollover near mile marker 309.

Miami is mile marker 313. The crash was located west of Miami near mile marker 309.

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According to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, “Miami PD advised that the roadway was blocked.” OHP Troopers expedited to the crash scene.

“At 2144 hours [Saturday] a collision involving a semi occurred, I-44 westbound at mile marker 309 in Ottawa County blocking the roadway. At 2215 hours, traffic diverted. UPDATE: At 0105 hours [Sunday] I-44 westbound at mile marker 309 re-opened.  It was closed 3 hours and 22 minutes.  Toll was suspended at the Miami Gate for 2 hours and 51 minutes.

Oklahoma Highway Patrol

The extent of injuries suffered to the driver is unknown.

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