Tractor trailer rolls over on I-70 near Lawrence

(KSNT Photo/Nicole Randall)

LAWRENCE (KSNT) – Emergency crews are on the scene of a rollover accident west of Lawrence Wednesday morning.

According to the Kansas Turnpike Authority,  around 3:20 a.m., a person driving a 2005 Freightliner was traveling eastbound on Interstate 70 around mile marker 193 when the driver reached for a pack of cigarets, drifted to the right shoulder and lost control of the vehicle, tipping over onto its right side and sliding down the right shoulder into a ditch.

KTA says the driver was transported to a local hospital with unknown injuries.

No other vehicle were involved in the accident.

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