Fatal accident closes eastbound lanes


Saturday, November 27th 2004, 6:57 pm
By: News On 6


MUSKOGEE, Okla. (AP) _ A fiery fatal accident has shut down the eastbound lanes of the Interstate 40 Bridge over the Arkansas River.

Oklahoma Highway Patrol says an accident that involved two semi-trucks and three cars has shut the eastbound lanes.

At least one person is confirmed dead in the accident that happened at about 3 this afternoon.

Officials say one of the semi-trucks caught fire. The bridge is expected to open up in about two hours.

Traffic is being rerouted.