Archive for Friday, December 30, 2011

Interstate 470 in Topeka reopens after semi rollover

December 30, 2011, 1:15 p.m. Updated December 30, 2011, 4:06 p.m.


UPDATE: The highway reopened about 4 p.m.

Here's what we reported earlier:

The left eastbound lane of Interstate 470 in Topeka is closed from the South Topeka Kansas Turnpike toll gate due to a semi rollover, according to the Kansas Department of Transportation.

An accident occurred round 11 a.m. Friday, and when the truck was uprighted, the trailer split open, littering the highway with grocery goods, KDOT spokeswoman Kimberly Qualls said in a press release.


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