Overturned truck carrying batteries slows traffic on US 24 near Silver Lake

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – Traffic heading westbound on U.S. Highway 24 towards Silver Lake was backed up Friday morning due to an overturned truck.

The Kansas Highway Patrol said the accident was reported in just before 8:30 a.m. involving a truck that overturned. KHP tells KSNT News the truck was hauling batteries and the batteries have spilled out onto the highway.

An area fire department was on scene helping to clean off battery acid on the highway.

Only minor injuries have been reported at this time and the truck was the only vehicle reported to have been involved in the wreck.


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