UPDATE: I-70 westbound re-opens after morning crash


MAPLE HILL, Kan. (KSNT) – Emergency crews re-opened westbound I-70 Thursday morning at the Maple Hill exit following a crash between a car and a semi truck.

The wreck was reported at about 3:30 a-m Thursday. The westbound lanes were re-opened just before 7 a-m. Kansas Highway Patrol troopers on scene said one driver was taken to the hospital with minor injuries in the wreck farther west on I-70 near the Paxico exit in Wabaunsee County. Drivers were required to detour from the Maple Hill exit on I-70 and get on Highway 24 in St. Mary’s.

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