Woman In Critical Condition After Crashing On I-40 Near Penn

Thursday, September 26th 2019, 4:59 am
By: News 9

A woman was taken to the hospital in critical condition Thursday morning after a crash in southeast Oklahoma City, according to Oklahoma Highway Patrol officials. 

According to authorities, the accident took place on Interstate 40 near the off ramp to Pennsylvania Avenue.

Troopers said 34-year-old Adriana Marquez, was driving fast on the interstate when she swerved left to pass a semi-truck and then swerved right across five lanes of traffic.  Authorities said she left the roadway and crashed between the oustide barrier wall and the off ramp barrier wall.

A crane was used to lift the vehicle out of the ditch and Marquez was extracted. She was pinned for approximately 30 minutes, officials said. 

The off ramp was closed for a little over an hour but is no reopened, officials said. 

This is a developing story. 

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