Lotus smashes into semi on I-35 in Olathe - KCTV5

Semi smashes into Lotus on I-35 in Olathe

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OLATHE, KS (KCTV) -

Police are investigating after a semi overturned on Interstate 35, striking a Lotus and forcing lanes to close.

The wreck happened about 8:15 a.m. Wednesday near Old U.S. 56 Highway.

Police said the semi struck the Lotus.

Witnesses said the semi's driver avoided landing on the Lotus by hitting the inside barrier. The semi went over the barrier and landed on its side. The rig slid on its side several hundred feet.

There is no word what caused the accident. Luckily, no one was transported to the hospital.

The backup lasted for some time during rush hour.

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