Rescuers carry a Tulsa woman injured Wednesday from the wreckage after a semi overturned at the east edge of Clinton, as others work to free her husband. That’s the top of the truck facing the camera. The rescuers include, standing from left, Jerry Walden, advanced EMT for Sinor Emergency Medical Service; Clinton fireman Mark Switzer, in the yellow hat; Shilo Powers, basic EMT for SEMS; and firefighter Blake Shaddon. Behind Shaddon is Lt. Brett Russell of CFD, with Scott Haggard of CFD on his knees in the c

Two hurt as semi wrecks

It took only three days for the first major accident to occur on the newest part of Interstate 40 that’s being resurfaced.
A new semi pulling a CRST box trailer overturned shortly before 5 p.m. Wednesday in the single-lane area of a nine-mile stretch that’s being worked on, starting at the east edge of Clinton and going east. Ten Clinton firefighters struggled for 45 minutes before getting the truck’s two occupants, a man and his wife, out of the cab.



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