One Dead In Crash On Interstate 40 Near Mustang

Monday, June 27th 2016, 7:15 pm
By: LeighAnne Manwarren

One person is dead after a crash on Interstate 40 near Mustang Road, authorities reported.

The crash happened about 5:45 p.m. Monday in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 40. 

The crash involved two vehicles and a tractor-trailer with the tractor-trailer crashing into the back of one vehicle. 

Two people were in the vehicle that was hit by the tractor-trailer.

One person died at the scene and emergency crews worked to get the second person out of the vehicle. That person was taken to a hospital in critical condition.

One person in a third vehicle was taken to a hospital with minor injuries.

Oklahoma City haz-mat was also at the scene after tractor-trailer began leaking oil onto the roadway.

The state transportation department shut down all eastbound lanes due the crash. Motorists are asked to avoid the area if possible. 

Stay with News 9 and for more details as they become available.