Tuesday, May 28, 2013

One person dead after tractor trailer tips over on I-435

A semi-tractor trailer accident on a ramp from northbound Interstate 435 to eastbound Interstate 70 has killed one person.

The accident happened at 8:40 a.m. The truck tipped over on the ramp and as a result, one person was killed.

The cause of the crash is being investigated. The Kansas Highway Patrol has closed three ramps as a result of the accident.

More from the Kansas Department of Transportation:
As of 9:15 a.m. TODAY, there are several I-435 and I-70 interchange ramps CLOSED due to a semi rollover incident. NB I-435 to EB I-70; EB I-70 to SB I-435 and SB I-435 to EB I-70 ramps are closed. Use alternate routes and avoid the area if at all possible.