The highway patrol said the dust storm caused a multi-car accident, and local ray ban for salepolice said nearly three dozen cars and tractor-trailers were involved. Blackwell Police Chief Fred LeValley said nine people were injured, but there were no fatalities.
State transportation workers were called into to close the highway between U.S. 60 and Oklahoma 11, an 8-mile stretch of the cross-country roadway.
“We have very high winds and blowing dust causing a near blackout discount ray ban sunglassescondition,” Capt. James West of the Oklahoma Highway Patrol said Thursday afternoon. He said visibility was less than 10 feet.
The stretch of closed roadway reopened Thursday evening after crews cheap ray ban sunglasses outletcleaned up debris and waited for winds to die down, Oklahoma Department of Transportation spokesman Cole Hackett said.
The area is just south of the Kansas state line in far northern Oklahoma. ray ban sunglasses outletInterstate 35 runs from the Mexican border in south Texas to Duluth, Minn.