Semi rolls off I-35 ramp, lands on I-70 during morning commute

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A semi driver suffered significant injuries when his rig rolled over the I-35 off-ramp, landing on I-70 Hwy below Tuesday morning. Police believe speed may have been a factor in the accident. The rig was carrying spools of wire, but contained no hazardous material. No other vehicles were involved in the accident.

The driver of the semi was taken to an area hospital. He is expected to be okay.

First responders talk with the driver of the semi that rolled off the I-35 ramp and landed on I-70 below on Tuesday, April 30, 2013.

First responders talk with the driver of the semi that rolled off the I-35 ramp and landed on I-70 below on Tuesday, April 30, 2013.

Driver sits on concrete barrier after his semi rolled off the I-35 ramp and landed on I-70 below on Tuesday, April 30, 2013.

Driver sits on concrete barrier after his semi rolled off the I-35 ramp and landed on I-70 below on Tuesday, April 30, 2013.

Chips in concrete show where the semi went over the I-35 off-ramp near Broadway on Tuesday, April 30, 2013.

Semi Crash

Semi lands on I-70 after rolling off the I-35 off-ramp near Broadway on Tuesday, April 30, 2013.

Semi lands on I-70 after rolling off the I-35 off-ramp near Broadway on Tuesday, April 30, 2013.

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