Icy roads causing slick and hazardous travel conditions -- Turner Turnpike is shut down
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Published: 14-Feb-2021

CapitolBeatOK Staff Report 

February 14, 2021 – The Oklahoma Turnpike Authority (OTA) and the Oklahoma Highway Patrol have shut down the Turner Turnpike due to multi-vehicle accident.

In a release sent to CapitolBeatOK, The City Sentinel and other news organizations. OTA officials said:  

“Westbound traffic is being diverted to the Kickapoo Turnpike. Eastbound traffic is being diverted to I-35. First responders are at the scene treating the injured and expect the westbound lane to be closed at least several hours."

The news bulletin continued: "If you must travel, seek an alternate route. Visibility is extremely poor. Avoid area. If you’re involved in an accident, please call the Oklahoma Highway Patrol at *55, stay in your vehicle and try to clear your vehicle to the side of the roadway."
For more information on road conditions, follow the OTA on Twitter at @okturnpike. (https://www.facebook.com/OKTurnpike/)

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