Turnpike travelers, take note: the Turner Turnpike will have numerous overnight closures starting June 7 as construction ramps up on the new Eastern Oklahoma County Turnpike. Motorists will have be detoured to State Highway 66. The closures are to accommodate installation of bridge beams near Luther Road on the new interchange that connects the Turner
Luther Police and Fire Departments were among the first responders to a single car accident on the Turner Turnpike at daybreak Saturday. Reports say the driver was ejected. Emergency medical care arrived via helicopter. The early investigation indicated the driver might have fallen asleep at the wheel.