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OHP: Two dead following head-on crash on I-244

Posted at 5:43 AM, Nov 19, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-19 06:43:24-05

TULSA -- Two people are dead after a head-on traffic crash on I-244 near Memorial, according to OHP.

Troopers said it appears one of the cars was traveling eastbound on westbound I-244 and the cars collided. They do not know yet why the car was going the wrong way. High speeds were mentioned by troopers.

Officials are still trying to identify the deceased and notify their next of kin.

Troopers spent several hours clearing the scene. During that time, I-244 westbound was down to one lane and the on ramp from Memorial was closed.

The interstate was cleared completely before 5:00 a.m. Monday.

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