Collinsville restaurant collapses after accident

Team Radio Marketing Group - January 23, 2017 12:55 pm

The Collinsville, Oklahoma, Police Department advised that State Highway 20 in Collinsville was closed Monday morning.  No oversize loads were able to get through Collinsville.

Police said that about 10:30 a.m. Monday,  a motor vehicle collision occurred at 11th and Main Street  (Main Street is SH20 in Collinsville) one of vehicles went into a restaurant, causing the building to collapse. Officers said part of the building was still standing, but could collapse. The portion that has collapsed fell covering the highway in debris.

The highway was reopened about two hours after the original collision. Traffic is being diverted into a turn lane for traffic to move westbound, with the eastbound lane flowing normal.

Collinsville officers are still asking the Department of Public Safety to keep the highway closed to oversize loads.



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