Wintry weather sends wrecks into the double digits throughout Oklahoma

Collaborator: Brittany Harlow
Published: 01/02/2019, 10:00 PM
Edited: 01/02/2019, 10:12 PM

(BRYAN COUNTY, Okla.) Oklahoma Highway Patrol Lt. Scott Hampton said troopers have responded to nearly 20 wrecks as of 9:00 p.m. Wednesday.

We’re told troopers in the Troop F area of Garvin, Murray, Carter, Pontotoc, Love, Johnston, and Marshall counties have responded to 10 collisions. There are reports of multiple vehicles off the road.

Hampton said troopers in the Troop E area of Bryan, Atoka, and Coal counties have responded to one collision and multiple vehicles off the roadway.

Troopers in the Troop D area of Seminole, Hughes, Okfuskee, and Pittsburg counties have responded to 8 collisions. One of the collisions was a fatality CMV collision in Pittsburg County.

Hampton said the weather conditions are degrading, and urged the public to please stay home unless they have to be out.

He advised bridges and overpasses are slick and hazardous, and the above information does not include any calls for service for cities within the above areas.

A link to current road conditions can be found here:


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