Northbound I-35 in southern Johnson County reopened after meat truck overturns

04/03/2014 7:43 AM

04/03/2014 7:43 AM

Northbound Interstate 35 in southern Johnson County has reopened after being closed for 4 1/2 hours when a tractor-trailer hauling meat overturned early Thursday.

The crash occurred in the northbound lanes of I-35 near West 175th Street.

The tractor-trailer went off the road about 3 a.m., got into soil softened by the rains and overturned, according to the Johnson County Sheriff’s Department. The driver refused medical treatment.

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