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Semi crash, hazmat leak shut down Kansas Turnpike in east Wichita

A portion of the Kansas Turnpike was closed in east Wichita on Thursday after a semi carrying...
A portion of the Kansas Turnpike was closed in east Wichita on Thursday after a semi carrying anhydrous ammonia jumped the median and rolled. No injuries were reported.(KWCH)
Published: Dec. 2, 2021 at 5:41 PM CST
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WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - Both lanes of I-35 were temporarily shut down Thursday evening in east Wichita due to a semi crash.

The crash happened on the Kansas Turnpike between Kellogg and 127th Street. The Wichita Fire Department said the tanker was straddling the median and has anhydrous ammonia on board.

Drivers were asked to avoid I-35 between mile markers 50 and 53.

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