K-42 closed near Clonmel due to semi rollover

K-42 is closed in southwestern Sedgwick County while crews respond to a semi rollover.
K-42 is closed in southwestern Sedgwick County while crews respond to a semi rollover.(@TrooperChad/Kansas Highway Patrol)
Published: Aug. 15, 2022 at 11:33 AM CDT
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CLONMEL, Kan. (KWCH) - Update: The Kansas Highway Patrol said a semi rolled Monday morning after a catastrophic tire blow out on the driver’s side of the vehicle.

KHP said the semi was eastbound on K42 around 9:16 a.m. when the vehicle went left of center and overturned in the westbound lane.

The driver was taken to the 2008 Mack Truck was taken to the hospital with suspected serious injuries.

K-42 is closed in southwestern Sedgwick County, near Clonmel, due to a semi rollover over.

Trooper Chad Crittenden with the Kansas Highway Patrol said the injury accident occurred on K-42 milepost 75 near 79th St S.

The Clearwater Fire Department responded and said the driver was taken to the hospital in critical condition.

Traffic is being diverted around the crash on county roads. Drivers should expect delays for the next several hours or avoid the area.

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