Driver Injured in Accident at I-35 in Franklin County, KS

April 23, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

I-35, Ottawa, Franklin County, KS, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Franklin County Police
Vehicles Involved
Injuries Sustained

Serious injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Semi-truck veered from the road into a ditch and struck a power pole

What Happened

Kansas State Patrol officials are investigating a crash at I-35 in Franklin County, KS on April 24th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 9:20 p.m. Officials say a semi-truck veered from the road for unknown reasons before traveling into a ditch and hitting a power pole. It then overturned after hitting a power pole. The driver, a 70-year-old Texas man who was not named, was hospitalized with suspected serious injuries. Additional information was not available.

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