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Truck driver climbs on top of semi, shuts highway down

Posted at 4:15 PM, Jul 05, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-05 18:24:50-04

A semi truck driver shut down Highway 270 in Pittsburg County for an hour after climbing on top of his rig.

Oklahoma Highway Patrol said both directions of the highway were shut down after the driver climbed on top of his rig, and for unknown reasons, grabbed a charged power line.

Troopers said the highway was reopened and the truck driver was transported by ambulance from the scene.

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