The Norman Transcript

July 10, 2013

Semi wreck sparks fire; traffic shut down on I-35

Transcript Staff
The Norman Transcript

NORMAN — An 18-wheeler carrying corrosive chemicals was involved in a wreck shortly after 7 p.m. on Northbound I-35 between Rock Creek Road and Tecumseh Road. The Norman Fire Department responded to the fire and began checking air quality in the surrounding area immediately to the west of the accident site. Norman police shut down sections of I-35 in response to the air quality threat. Community Christian Schools, in line of the smoke, was also attempting to be evacuated according to reports.