Westbound lanes of I-470 open, two people in the hospital after crash

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1-470 Crash

All lanes of I-470 are back open after a crash happened near the Gage Boulevard exit in Topeka Tuesday afternoon.

The Kansas Highway Patrol said around 3 p.m. a car driving eastbound on I-470 swerved across the median and hit a truck driving westbound. Emergency crews rushed the drivers of both cars to Stormont-Vail Hospital with serious injuries. 

Crews closed the westbound lanes of the Interstate from Gage to Fairlawn, as they worked to clear the crash. The eastbound side of the Interstate was limited to one lane of traffic.

As of 5 p.m. all lanes were back open.

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