Highway back open after wind overturns trailer

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I-70 Accident Courtesy KHP

WABUNSEE COUNTY, Kan. (KSNT) – Kansas Highway Patrol worked for hours to re-open I-70 after a trailer accident blocked the lanes.

Dispatchers said around 10:30 a.m. on Sunday they responded to a trailer that overturned on Westbound I-70 at K-99 in Wabunsee County. Troopers shut down part of the highway while they cleared the scene.

There were no injuries in the crash. Highway Patrol said the high winds caused it.

Around 1:15 p.m. all lanes of the highway opened up again.

Troopers urged drivers to use caution as traffic returns to normal.

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