Semi Overturns, Spills Corn, Blocks Road

SHAWNEE CO., Kan. (WIBW) - An overturned semi blocked a road in southeast Shawnee County Wednesday afternoon into the evening hours.

Authorities were called just after 4 pm to SE Shadden Road, a few blocks south of 101st Street. Shawnee County Sheriff's deputies on the scene say the truck's wheels went off the side of the road and the driver overcorrected, causing the truck to tip on its side.

The truck's load of corn spilled over the road and into the ditch.

The truck's driver was not seriously injured. He was taken to a hospital by private vehicle as a precaution.


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