Semi Accident Covers I-40 In Lettuce

Tuesday, July 12th 2011, 9:56 am
By: News 9

UPDATE -- All lanes of I-40 are now open.

OKLAHOMA CITY -- I-40 Eastbound near Peebly road was shut down Tuesday morning after a semi rollover.

The accident happened early Tuesday morning.  Police on the scene say the semi was leaking diesel and spilled its load of lettuce all over the highway.

One lane in each direction on I-40 has been reopened.  The Oklahoma Highway Patrol tells News 9 it could be noon before it's cleaned up.