Claremore Daily Progress


July 9, 2014

Injury accident shuts down turnpike gate

CLAREMORE — Emergency responders have cleared the scene of a crash on State Highway 20 near the entrance to the Will Rogers Turnpike.

All lanes of State Highway 20 were reopened shortly after 3 p.m.

Claremore Police Department and the Oklahoma Highway Patrol temporarily closed access to the turnpike gate and State Highway 20 while working the scene.

Five vehicles were involved in the injury accident. One person was transported via Life Flight to an area hospital. Two others were seriously injured, according to officials.

No further information has been released at this time.



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