Highways Near Nortonville Closed Because Of Fatal Wreck

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

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UPDATE: Thursday, September 6, 2012

Highways leading into Nortonville in northeast Kansas are closed after an accident that killed one person.

The Kansas Department of Transportation says the accident happened about Thursday morning when a semi-trailer truck hit a vehicle in Atchison County.

All lanes of northbound and southbound U.S. 59 from the Kansas 116 intersection to Nortonville are closed until further notice.

The eastbound and westbound lanes of Kansas 116 from U.S. 159 highway north of Nortonville to Kansas 4 also are closed.

Transportation officials expect the highways to be closed for several hours.

No further details about the accident were immediately available.

Thursday, September 6, 2012

Highways leading into Nortonville in northeast Kansas are closed after an accident involving several vehicles.

The Kansas Department of Transportation says the accident happened about 9:15 a.m. Thursday in Atchison County.

All lanes of northbound and southbound U.S. 59 from the Kansas 116 intersection to Nortonville are closed until further notice.

The eastbound and westbound lanes of Kansas 116 from U.S. 159 highway north of Nortonville to Kansas 4 also are closed.

Transportation officials expect the highways to be closed for several hours.

No further details about the accident were immediately available.


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