Semi rollover delays traffic at U.S. 75 roundabout

Kansas Department of Transportation is advising drivers to expect delays at the roundabout at state highways 31 and 268 and U.S. Highway 75 due to a truck tipped over.

The crash occurred about 1 p.m. today, Wednesday, Aug. 5, and law enforcement and KDOT crews are on the scene.

The truck and semi-trailer, loaded with meat products, is on its right side on the southwest side pie island of the roundabout. The driver remained at the scene and was uninjured.

A light tower pole was knocked down at intersection and power has been cut to the damaged pole. The roundabout is expected to be fully reopened in two to three hours, although traffic is flowing cautiously and steadily through the intersection.

KDOT is to announce when the roadway is fully opened.

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