A tanker truck hits a guard rail, over corrects, drives off the road and through a tree line before it came to a stop.
Our news partners at KFDI tell us that's when the truck caught fire and exploded about ten-minutes later.
"It was totally on fire and there was nothing I could do." says Master Trooper Joel Powers, "I was going to see if I could help someone but it was too late. It was totally engulfed.
That happened near k-53 and I-35 around 4 P.M. Saturday.
Kansas Turnpike Authority tells us two people died. Right now we don't know their names.
Troopers shut down the north bound lanes of I-35 near Belle Plaine service area to clean up the crash.
Stick with us for the latest details.