Highway 56 reopens near McPherson following morning rollover

Highway 56 is closed in McPherson County due to a semi rollover with hazardous materials.
Highway 56 is closed in McPherson County due to a semi rollover with hazardous materials.(McPherson Fire Department)
Published: Oct. 5, 2022 at 12:10 PM CDT
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MCPHERSON, Kan. (KWCH) - Highway 56 has reopened in McPherson County after a tractor-trailer carrying hazardous materials rolled early this morning.

The accident happened around 3:36 a.m. at 10th Ave and Highway 56, west of McPherson.

The McPherson Fire Department closed the highway for several hours while crews worked to transfer contents from the tractor-trailer. Traffic was detoured during the mitigation process.