Update: One lane reopens after accident on Kansas Turnpike


An early Thursday morning accident closed part of the Kansas Turnpike in southeast Wichita.

The southbound lanes of I-35 were closed at mile marker 48, between the Kellogg and K-15 exits, because of an accident involving a semi, the Turnpike tweeted at about 2 a.m.

The Turnpike tweeted at 7:51 a.m. that one lane had reopened but crews were still on the scene, including the Kansas Highway Patrol.

Wichita police also alerted drivers about the accident early Thursday:

Contributing: Bryan Horwath of The Eagle