Road Conditions Deteriorating On Interstate 40 Near Checotah

Sunday, March 2nd 2014, 1:08 pm
By: Dee Duren

Winter weather has left rapidly deteriorating travel conditions in McIntosh County. The winter storm has included freezing rain, snow and thundersleet according to News On 6 storm spotter Darren Stephens.

The narrow band of winter weather is headed to Adair County as of about noon.

Stephens said a trucker on eastbound Interstate 40 escaped injury when he overturned Sunday morning. The one-vehicle wreck took place about 5 miles east of Checotah.

Crews responded to the wreck but say they are planning to return Tuesday to clean it up.