Tanker carrying liquid nitrogen overturns near Meriden

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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) -- A tanker carrying liquid nitrogen overturned Wednesday morning in Jefferson County.

According to Sheriff Jeff Herrig, the tanker went off the road and into a ditch and rolled, east of NE 82nd and Sherman Road near Meriden.

The liquid nitrogen is secure and not leaking and no injuries were reported.

Special wreckers are being called in to help pull the tanker truck out.

Herrig asked drivers to avoid the area as they work on removing the truck.