Crash On Tulsa's Highway 169 Stops Northbound Traffic

Thursday, October 27th 2011, 3:07 pm
By: News On 6

UPDATE:  All lanes were re-opened just before 4:30 p.m.

TULSA, Oklahoma -- All the northbound lanes of U.S. Highway 169 at the Broken Arrow Expressway are closed because of a crash near the 41st Street exit ramp.

The Oklahoma Department of Transportation says the crash involving a semi tractor trailer will keep the highway closed for several hours Thursday afternoon.

Officers say speed was a factor in the crash, which led to the semi to jack-knife in the northbound lanes.

Tulsa Police are diverting northbound traffic onto the BA Expressway.  

The crashed resulted in the semi's cab being ripped off.   No one was injured.