Jack-Knifed Trailer Causes Delays On I-44 Near Claremore

Thursday, June 23rd 2011, 3:00 pm
By: News 9


ROGERS COUNTY, Oklahoma -- A jack knifed trailer temporarily closed both lanes of eastbound Interstate 44 just west of Claremore. Oklahoma Highway Patrol troopers say the inside lane of the Will Rogers was reopened at about 1:43 p.m.  The second lane was reopened about an hour later.

The OHP initially reported the wreck happened in the westbound lanes but later sent out a correction.

A pickup pulling an 18 to 20-foot trailer jack knifed at mile marker 248 in Rogers County at about 1:07 p.m. Emergency crews worked to pull the pickup nose out of the inside lane.

No injuries have been reported at this time.