RUSSELL COUNTY, Kan. (KAKE) - A 23-year-old man was injured after a train vs. semi incident in Russell County.

The Kansas Highway Patrol confirm that he was taken to a nearby hospital. 

Police say that the crash happened at Old Highway 40 and 181st St.

Nearby roads were shut down until the fire caused by the crash had been put out. 

"Please take I-70 if you are going west from Russell," Trooper Tod said in his tweet. "Unless you are local traffic, thank you."