Rollover Wreck Caused I-470 East I-70 Ramp Shut Down

By: Nick Viviani
By: Nick Viviani
A rush hour rollover wreck shut down the off ramp linking two interstates in Topeka on Monday. Authorities closed the ramp from I-470 West onto I-70 East shortly before 6:30 p.m.

(WIBW/Justin Surrency)

(WIBW/Justin Surrency)

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) -- A rush hour rollover wreck shut down the off ramp linking two interstates in Topeka for about an hour Monday evening. Authorities closed the ramp from I-470 West onto I-70 East shortly before 6:30 p.m.

Police said the AT&T work truck hit the inside guardrail and rolled. A witness told them the vehicle flipped over twice.

The driver, who has not been identified, was taken to the hospital with what were described as non-life threatening injuries.

The ramp reopened around 7:00 p.m.


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