The driver of a semi-tractor hauling a trailer received what appeared to be minor injuries Saturday afternoon when the vehicle left Interstate 70 in Russell County and overturned.
The Kansas Highway Patrol reports the crash occurred at 1:51 on April 15, 4 miles east of U.S. 281 on I-70. The eastbound 2022 International was driven by Todd E. Collins, age 44, of Winchester, Kansas. The vehicle went off the roadway to the right, struck a guardrail and went into the south ditch, where it overturned and came to rest.
Collins was wearing a safety restraint.
He was transported to Russell Regional Hospital.