Officials have blocked off Topeka Blvd. between 8th and 10th Streets Wednesday after work crews struck a gas line.
"There really should be no reason for St Francis to close," Brownback said.
The Sabetha Police Dept. is offering a reward to find the people who broke into and vandalized the school with "heinous and hate based" messages.
Police say the vehicles collided after one them over corrected and hit the SUV.