UPDATE: The interstate reopened just before 8 p.m.
Previous coverage below. The authorities in Johnson County are on the scene of an injury accident on southbound I-35, past Sunflower Road in Edgerton, Kansas.
Southbound I-35 has been closed in that location since about 12:18 p.m.
Two patients were taken to a nearby hospital, but the extent of their injuries are unknown.
There is also a second accident in the area.
“Please avoid the area until the accident is cleared up,” the fire department said.
They do not have an estimate of when the interstate will reopen, at this time.
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