A semi loaded with apples overturned on the exit ramp from eastbound K-96 to eastbound Kellogg early Sunday morning, briefly closing the ramp to traffic.
Chad Crittenden, a trooper with Kansas Highway Patrol, said the accident happened at about 7:42 a.m. when the driver of the semi went into the curve of the ramp too fast. The semi went off the right shoulder and overturned in a grass ditch on the south side.
The driver suffered minor injuries, but refused treatment from emergency personnel at the scene.
The ramp was closed to traffic for 30 minutes.
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The apples didn’t fall out of the truck. It took until 3:15 p.m. to unload them box-by-box and put them in a second truck that was brought to the scene, Crittenden said.