Auburn Road near Southwest 61st Street reopened after accident


AUBURN, Kan. (KSNT) – Emergency crews worked a crash involving an SUV and semi that shut down roads Wednesday afternoon.

It happened around 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at Southwest 61st Street & Auburn Road.

The Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office said the SUV was traveling west on Southwest 61st Street, stopped at the stop sign and proceeded to drive into the intersection in front of the semi.

The driver of the semi was unable to miss the SUV, and they collided. The semi went into the northwest ditch where it came to rest on its side.

The intersection was closed while emergency crews worked to clear the scene. Southwest Auburn Road was also closed between Southwest 53rd Street & Southwest 69th Street. Southwest 61st Street was closed between Southwest Indian Hills Road & Southwest Hodges Road.

The sheriff’s office said both drivers were wearing their seatbelts and were checked by AMR.

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