Multiple Accidents Snarl Traffic On I-35 In Edmond

Thursday, January 22nd 2015, 9:40 am
By: News 9

Multiple accidents are causing traffic to back up on Interstate 35 in Edmond, Thursday morning.

According to authorities, emergency crews first responded to a collision involving three vehicles in the northbound lanes of I-35 at the Route 66 exit in Edmond. The collision caused traffic to back up in the area.

Crews then responded to a second accident in the southbound lanes of I-35 in the same area.

According to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, emergency crews are also on the scene of a third accident involving two semi-trucks, a car and a truck in the northbound lanes of I-35 near S.E. 15th in Edmond. 

Troopers said two people have been transported from the scene in unknown conditions. 

Bob Mills SkyNews 9 HD was over the scene. Pilot Jim Gardner reported that a semi-truck had crashed into the back of a small red car. Firefighters used the jaws of life to rescue the person inside the car. 

I-35 northbound at S.E.15th in Edmond was narrowed to one lane. The inside and middle lanes were closed.

Traffic was backed up in the northbound lanes of I-35 in the area. The roadway reopened at about 11 a.m.