Trailer transporting part of windmill overturns
LEONARDVILLE, Kan. (WIBW) - A trailer hauling a large part of a wind turbine overturned just east of Leonardville on Highway 24 Monday afternoon.
According to Kansas Highway Patrol Trooper Ben Gardner, the truck and trailer was hauling a windmill nacelle, which is part of the housing at the top of the turbine.
As of 4:30 p.m. Monday, that stretch of US-24 remained closed in both directions.
The cause of the crash is under investigation. It is unclear how long the road will be shut down or the condition of the driver.
This is a developing story.
We will provide more details as they become available.
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