Monday, January 13, 2014

Accident Involving Two Semis On I-40

Early Monday morning around 4:15 a.m., a semi heading to Ft. Smith was struck by another semi which was traveling from California to Maryland.  According to Oklahoma Highway Patrol, the incident took place east of Sallisaw on Interstate 40.

The one semi heading to Maryland, loaded with 36,000 pounds of bratwurst, over-corrected and cau- sed it to tip over, crews at the sight said.  A passenger in that semi was transported by ambulance to a local hospital where he is recovering from non-life threatening injuries.

The incident is still under investigation.

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