Thursday Dump Truck Wreck Closed Stretch Of Emporia I-35

By: Nick Viviani
By: Nick Viviani

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.


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