Head-on collision closes part of I-70

ABILENE, Kansas – A crash on Interstate 70 east of Abilene forced parts of the highway to be closed.

It happened Sunday night around 10:30.

According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, 46-year-old Alonzo Lax of Topeka was headed eastbound in the westbound lanes in a construction zone when he collided head-on with a semi.

Lax was taken to Wesley Medical Center.

The driver of the semi wasn’t injured.


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