Semi Rolls, Bursts Into Flames
KSAL Staff - April 8, 2015 3:42 pm
Kansas Highway Patrol photo
A tractor trailer truck rolled and burst into flames near McPherson Wednesday afternoon.
According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, the rollover happened on K 153 Highway south of McPherson.
The McPherson Police Department reported that the truck was pulling a tanker hauling diesel fuel, or oil. The McPherson Fire Department needed to let the fire burn due to personnel safety.
Authorities stressed that though a lot of smoke was visible, there was no danger to the city.
One person was killed in the crash. Further details were not immediate available.