LUTHER, Oklahoma - A car accident involving multiple vehicles caused a shutdown on the Turner Turnpike Saturday morning.

Emergency crews responded to the eastbound lanes of the Turner Turnpike near Luther Road around 5 a.m.  

The News 9 crew on scene says one person was transported via medical helicopter to a local hospital.

The eastbound lanes of the turnpike were closed for nearly an hour, but have since reopened.

This is a developing story, Stay with News 9 and News9.com for updates as information becomes available.