EMPORIA, Kan. (WIBW) -- A stretch of I-35 outside of Emporia was closed Thursday afternoon after a dump truck overturned on the highway, according to the Kansas Dept. of Transportation (KDOT).
Northbound lanes east of the city in Lyon Co. were shut down around 2:00 p.m., the agency said. Traffic was being diverted at mile marker 133 and allowed back onto the Interstate at mile marker 135.
They estimate the roadway will reopen around 6:00 p.m.
KVOE reports one person was taken to Newman Regional Health following the incident.