A big rig truck lost control and tipped over on the overpass from southbound US-75 to I-70 near Topeka, Kansas. The truck driver had to be extricated by Topeka Fire Department crews and was taken to a nearby hospital for evaluation of injuries believed to be minor in nature.
The semi-trailer was carrying a load of hams when it crashed, spilled its load onto the highway blocking traffic for several hours. The accident, which happened just after 1 p.m. CST, closed down the overpass until clost to 6 p.m. as crews cleared the scene. It is unknown whether the accident was caused by a shifting load on the truck of if strong winds caused the truck to tip over.
Our experienced Kansas City Accident Injury Attorneys have over 15 years of experience in Kansas Trucking Accidents. Know your rights. Download our FREE consumer guide, "Don't Wreck Your Claim" and get started on protecting your family today.